19 December 2013, Thursday, 12:34

Plane from Moscow overran the runway in Ufa Airport

author: Rozaliya Valeeva

At 04.41am Boeing 737-400 of Globus airline making flight Moscow — Ufa overran the runway while landing at the Ufa International Airport. There were 73 adult passengers and 4 children on board. All passengers were evacuated by passenger steps, there were no injuries. The aircraft was towed off the runway to the apron by the staff of the airport rescue brigade.

At the time of the aircraft landing and at present time the airfield is fully serviceable, the press service of the airport reports. Since 6:13 the airport is operating normally.

Consequences of the emergency were eliminated by 46 people, including nine rescue officers. The incident is being investigated by a special commission.