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Submission + - Russian Sukhoi SuperJet-100 crashes on demonstration flight (rt.com)

jbwolfe writes: The Russian aviation industry has a poor reputation with numerous mishaps and dated commercial technology. But hopes have been raised by development of the Sukhoi SuperJet-100. Designed to compete with the likes of Embrear E-190's and Bombardier CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000. According to news reports "The twin-engine aircraft, which can carry about 100 people, lost contact after descending to 6,000 feet (1,828 meters) on its second flight of the day during a promotional tour of Asian countries.
Unfortunately, until more is known about the circumstances, this setback will likely significantly deter any potential customers until it can be determined if it is an issue of design or production.

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