Plane makes emergency landing in Russia's Ufa as engine catches fire – media (Video)

12:00, 22 August 2018
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The plane was en route from Ufa, the capital of Russia's Bashkortostan republic situated between the Volga River and the Urals mountains, to the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, an airport spokesperson told TASS on Wednesday.

"There were 202 passengers on board, no injuries reported. All firefighting and rescue units of the airport worked in line with the emergency plan, passengers were evacuated with the help of inflatable emergency escape slides seven minutes after the landing," the source said.

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The incident is being investigated. The air carrier is taking measures to transport the passengers to their destination.

"The airport of Ufa is open for flights. All flights are being carried out in line with the main schedule," the spokesperson said.

Engine fire did not seem to cause panic on board the plane as the video shot by one of the passengers proves.

Video from Youtube mkset.ru

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