Russian plane makes emergency landing near Moscow after bird strike

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A Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing in a corn field near the capital Moscow shortly after take-off on Thursday after birds were sucked into both its engines, the airline and air transport agency said.

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow Field After Bird Strike
A Ural Airlines Airbus 321 made an emergency landing in a field southeast of Moscow after a bird strike incapacitated the engines. The Health Ministry said 23 people were taken to hospital, but there were no fatalities. The Kremlin said the two pilots would receive state awards for their bravery.

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