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Russian airline delayed departure of the aircraft from the airport Mineral Waters (Stavropol region) due to possible contact with birds in the right engine of the liner. About it reports “Interfax”.
According to the representative of the airlines, the flight was delayed more than 2.5 hours. Currently, inspection of the aircraft for damage.
On the morning of 15 August, the Airbus A321 of airline “Ural airlines” flying from Moscow to Simferopol, made an emergency landing at the airport Zhukovsky. It happened 15 minutes after takeoff. The reason for stopping the engines was a collision with a flock of seagulls. On Board were 226 passengers and seven crew members. All survived. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to introduce the pilots to the awards.
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