Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds

Credit: Deutsche Welle- Published 1 week ago
A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers.

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Published 1 week ago -  01:00
Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in cornfield near Moscow
A Russian passenger plane performed an emergency landing earlier today (August 15) shortly after taking off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport. The Crimea-bound plane was forced to land after it was struck by a flock of birds and lost power in both engines. Aftermath footage of the crash shows an Airbus-321 stationed on a cornfield near Moscow. At least 23 people were injured, media reported.

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