Although preliminary reports said that engine failure brought down the Tupolev-154 aircraft that crashed at Domodedovo Airport on Saturday, reports from the pilot suggests the crash was caused by engineers omitting to put anti-freeze in the engines. “I am almost 100 per cent sure that they forgot to pour ‘Arctic,’ a kind of anti-freeze, into the engines,” said Agamed Shamalov, the pilot of the Tu-154 to Russian news wire. “That is why one after the other, things went wrong.” However investigators have continued to blame the pour safety record of the ageing, Soviet-era aircraft type, while also suggesting pilot error
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