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Indonesian airline execs among Sukhoi fatalities


Published on May 15, 2012

Several leading figures in the Indonesian aviation industry were among those killed in last week’s Sukhoi crash in West Java, it has been revealed. According to the Russian planemaker, those onboard at the time of the crash included Donardi Rahman, CEO of Aviastar, Edie Satriyo, Commercial Director of Pelita Air, and Ganis Arman Zuvianto, Financial Director of Indonesia Air Transport. In addition, 14 employees of Sky Aviation, including nine fl ight attendants, are now known to have died, along with eight Sukhoi staff , including Chief Test Pilot Yabloncev Alexander. A total of 45 people lost their lives when the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crashed during a demonstration flight on Thursday.

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