Boeing with 186 passengers makes emergency landing in Novosibirsk

KRASNOYARSK, August 26 (Itar-Tass) —— A Boeing-757 with 186 passengers and eight crew aboard has made an emergency landing in Novosibirsk, a source at the West Siberian Transport Prosecutor’s Office told Itar-Tass on Friday.

At about 07:00 local time (04:00 Moscow time), after the takeoff of the North Wind airline Boeing-757, which was on a flight from Tolmachyovo to Sharm el Sheikh, the flaps of the airliner were not retracted symmetrically. After flying to run out of its fuel, the Boeing landed safely at Tolmachyovo airport.

Nobody was hurt in the incident. The airliner was not damaged.

The Novosibirsk Transport Prosecutor’s Office has launched an inquiry into the incident.


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