They didn't, and it's only 20 years old. Just for reference, the two 747s that are used to transport Obama were built in '86.
Yep, I get it. only 20 year old Russian jet, and a nutcase for a pilot.
What would you rather have. 20 year old Ford Mustang or 20 year old Classic Volga?
I'm not familiar with any 2,5km carriers.
Old Russian military landing strip in the middle of nowhere… Lol, you’re gotta be kidding me. Hmm, you know what I would just take my chances and jump out in midflight.
fcuking good question
who pack them up in one flyin coffin made by your enemy
LMAO, well said.
Here's a good writeup with links to some aviation sites discussing the crash. It's worth a read.