Damir Of Yusupovo: Vladislav Lonshakov / “Kommersant”
The pilot of “Ural airlines” Damir Yusupov, who in August put the Airbus A321 in a corn field and rescued more than 230 people, has returned to the flight. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the airline.
It is noted that Yusupov started flying after “passing all required medical examinations and formalities”. The press service of “Ural airlines” also noted that the co-pilot — George Murzin — remains on sick leave. After crash landing, he received contusions of the chest and is undergoing outpatient treatment.
Airbus A321 with 226 passengers on Board flew from Moscow to Simferopol in the morning on August 15. Shortly after takeoff he had to make an emergency landing. He landed in a cornfield not far from the airport Zhukovsky. The ship engine failure due to hit the birds. As a result of the incident injured 76 people.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin awarded the two pilots of a rank of Heroes of Russia, the rest of the crew was awarded the order of Courage.
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