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‘Miracle’ in Russia as plane lands in cornfield after striking gulls

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Pilot safely lands Ural Airlines plane outside Moscow after engines take hit in bird collisionRussia has hailed a miracle after a plane carrying 233 passengers made an emergency landing in a cornfield outside Moscow having struck a flock of birds shortly after takeoff.On Thursday the Ministry of Health said nobody had been killed but 23 people had sustained injuries when the Ural Airlines Airbus 321 came down in a field south-east of Moscow after its engines were disrupted in a collision with a flock of gulls. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/15/miracle-russia-ural-airlines-plane-lands-cornfield-moscow-gulls

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Publish date : 2019-08-15 08:45:21

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