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Russia: Ten people injured during plane belly landing in Moscow Region – EMERCOM00:13

Russia: Ten people injured during plane belly landing in Moscow Region – EMERCOM

Russian Federation, Zhukovsky
August 15, 2019 at 06:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

An Airbus A321 plane with 234 people on board including crew members, had to land on its belly in a field near Moscow Region’s Zhukovsky, on Thursday.

The Ural Airlines plane was en route from Moscow to Simferopol when the engine caught fire. According to Russian Aviation, “as preliminary version suggests, a bird got ingested into an engine, which led to a fire.”

According to Russia’s EMERCOM, 10 people were injured as a result. "Twenty ambulance crews and two helicopters are working in the area. Passengers are receiving medical assistance on site," added Health Ministry.

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An Airbus A321 plane with 234 people on board including crew members, had to land on its belly in a field near Moscow Region’s Zhukovsky, on Thursday.

The Ural Airlines plane was en route from Moscow to Simferopol when the engine caught fire. According to Russian Aviation, “as preliminary version suggests, a bird got ingested into an engine, which led to a fire.”

According to Russia’s EMERCOM, 10 people were injured as a result. "Twenty ambulance crews and two helicopters are working in the area. Passengers are receiving medical assistance on site," added Health Ministry.