Ural Airlines plane landed in field: causes and names of pilots-heroes are named
UFA, 15 August 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
On the morning of August 15, Airbus-321 of Ural Airlines had an emergency landing in a cornfield near Moscow. None of the passengers on board were injured, this was reported by the Russian Emergencies Ministry. The aircraft operated flight Moscow (Zhukovsky) — Simferopol.
All services arrived at the emergency site: healthcare workers, firefighters. Now the issue of accommodation of passengers who have left the aircraft is being decided.
The airline named the reason for the emergency landing. According to official information, the airbus engines caught fire due to the numerous hit of birds.
The names of the pilots who saved 226 lives are also announced: Damir Yusupov from Yekaterinburg and George Murzaev.