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Pilot Damir Yusupov, who carried out an emergency landing “Ural airlines” Airbus A321 in a cornfield in the suburbs, went home to Yekaterinburg. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the airline.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the other crew members have also returned and are resting.
15 August it was reported that as a result of the emergency landing, the pilots of the Airbus A321 has not received serious injuries and return to work. Yusupov, in turn, said that he does not consider himself a hero. “I did what had to do: he saved the plane, passengers, crew,” said the pilot.
Flying from Moscow to Simferopol aircraft with 226 passengers on Board made an emergency landing in a corn field not far from the airport Zhukovsky on the morning of 15 August, shortly after takeoff. According to preliminary information, the ship engine failure after hitting them flocks of seagulls. Injured 76 people. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to introduce the pilots to the awards.
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