Flight attendant sacked for 'hahaha' tweet after Russian plane crash
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A flight attendant from Russia's biggest airline Aeroflot has been sacked for tweeting 'hahaha' about a fatal plane crash in Indonesia, which killed at least 45 people.
On hearing the tragic news Ekaterina Solovyeva wrote on her Twitter page: 'Huh? Did a Superjet crash? Hahaha! This aircraft sucks, it's a pity it wasn't in Aeroflot, that would be one less.'
Solovyeva quickly removed the tweet but other users took a screenshot of the offensive tweet and complained to the airline leading to her losing her job, Russian website km.ru reported.
Around 45 people were on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 when it vanished from radar screens south of the Indonesian capital Jakarta during what was supposed to be a short demonstration flight.
Twelve bodies have been recovered from the wreckage so far but officials believe everyone on board died.
The passengers were mostly Indonesian aviation representatives, plus eight Russian, one American and a French citizen.
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