Boeing-767 Makes Emergency Landing in Russia’s Far East

A passenger aircraft Boeing-767 en route from Moscow to Russia’s Far Eastern city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk made an emergency landing on Sunday at the destination airport, a spokesman for he airport said.

“The crew captain of the flight 103 Moscow-Yuzhno Sakhalinsk reported technical problems as they were nearing the destination airport,” the spokesman said.

He said the plane circled above the airport for 40 minutes burning the remaining fuel while rescuers, ambulances and firefighting engines arrived at the landing stripe.

The spokesman did not specify the number of passengers and crew on board of the aircraft saying only that they all emerged unhurt and safe after the landing.


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