Factbox: Russian Sukhoi jetliner missing near Java
(Reuters) - A Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional passenger jet with approximately 44 people on board went missing during a demonstration flight near a volcano on Indonesia's Java island on Wednesday, officials said.
Here are some facts about the plane:
* Preliminary design took place in November 2001
* Its first flight was in 2008.
* In June 2011, the SSJ100 entered into commercial operation with Aeroflot. Six aircraft are currently flying, one with Armavia and five with Aeroflot. There are 168 orders globally.
* Superjet International, a joint venture between Italy's Alenia (51%) and Sukhoi (49%), is responsible for marketing Russia's first post-Soviet jetliner internationally.
QUICK FACTS/TECHNICAL DETAILS:
* 98 passengers on both the basic and long-range versions, up to 108.
* Flight Crew 2, Minimum Cabin Crew 2
* Engines: 2 SaM146 turbofans built by Powerjet, a Franco-Russian joint venture between Safran and NPO Saturn.
* Range: SSJ100/95B 3,048 km
SSJ100/95LR 4,578 km
* Speed: Maximum cruise speed 534 mph, 860 kph
Average cruise speed 515 mph, 830 kph
* Maximum operating altitude - 40,000 feet
* External Dimensions:
Overall length 98 ft or 29.94 m
Tail height 33 ft or 10.28 m
Wingspan 91 ft or 27.80 m
Sources: Reuters/Janes All the World's Aircraft/www.superjetinternational.com/
(Reporting by David Cutler, London Editorial Reference Unit, Tim Hepher)
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