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Russian plane emergency landing news

Russian plane emergency landing  news
Visit RT for stories on the emergency landing of the Ural Airlines plane, which was hit by a birdstrike shortly after take-off in Moscow, including breaking news and the latest updates. The Airbus A321 departed from Zhukovsky airport, and was heading for Simferopol, Crimea, when it suddenly struck a flock of seagulls or crows – visit RT to learn how dramatic events unfolded after the strike. The pilots had to perform an emergency landing in a corn field due to engine malfunctions. The stricken jet was carrying 226 passengers and seven crew – find out more about them on RT. The pilots have been praised for their actions: follow RT for updates on their ordeal. Don’t miss photos and video footage from the scene of the Ural Airlines’ belly-landing, including drone footage and livestreams from RT’s Ruplty video agency.