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Russia: Drone footage reveals Ural plane disassembly after cornfield landing01:17

Russia: Drone footage reveals Ural plane disassembly after cornfield landing

Russian Federation, near Zhukovsky airport, Moscow region
August 23, 2019 at 20:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

The disassembly of a Ural Airlines plane of the flight U6178, which carried out emergency landing in a cornfield on August 15, started near Zhukovsky airport on Friday.

Engines, seats, wings and operational equipment were removed, with some of the plane's parts being loaded into a truck.

The Ural Airlines plane was en-route to Simferopol from Moscow with 233 people onboard when its engines malfunctioned due to a flock of birds being ingested by the turbines, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency.

The pilots managed to successfully land the plane in a cornfield, saving the lives of all the passengers.

All passengers and seven crew members survived the rough landing, although 55 people were injured, according to Russia's Ministry of Health.

Russia: Drone footage reveals Ural plane disassembly after cornfield landing01:17
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The disassembly of a Ural Airlines plane of the flight U6178, which carried out emergency landing in a cornfield on August 15, started near Zhukovsky airport on Friday.

Engines, seats, wings and operational equipment were removed, with some of the plane's parts being loaded into a truck.

The Ural Airlines plane was en-route to Simferopol from Moscow with 233 people onboard when its engines malfunctioned due to a flock of birds being ingested by the turbines, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency.

The pilots managed to successfully land the plane in a cornfield, saving the lives of all the passengers.

All passengers and seven crew members survived the rough landing, although 55 people were injured, according to Russia's Ministry of Health.

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