20 November 2012, Tuesday, 17:13

The accident reasons at the Ufa airport are under investigation now

author: Luboth Kolokolova

On November 18, "Boeing-737" by Utair airlines making the flight fr om Moscow, while landing in Ufa rolled out beyond the runway lim its. Having moved out for 120 metres, it stuck in the snow. Passengers and members of the crew who were on board (altogether more than 90 people), were not injured, the plane did not receive any damage.

«The investigation considers all versions of the accident, one of which is deterioration of adherence with the runway due to bad meteo conditions (heavy snow precipitation amounts)», it is reported.

“Only upon termination of the investigation it will be possible to speak about all circumstances and the specific cause of the emergency. The causes can be different,” the head of public relations and social questions department of JSC "International airport" Ufa" Tagir Muhametshin expressed his opinion.