St. Petersburg

Groundworker blinded by aircraft landing lights at St Petersburg airport

An investigation was opened after a groundworker of Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg suffered an eye injury from landing lights....


Doing the Sully before it was cool – Aeroflot river ditch in 1963

On August 21, 1963, the Miracle on the Neva happened - preceding the Miracle on the Hudson by 46 years, an Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-124 was forced to ditch in the middle of St. Petersburg due to several unfortunate events:...