Crimea-bound passenger jet makes emergency landing in cornfield near Moscow (Photo, video)

09:40, 15 August 2019
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The liner carrying 234 people, including seven crew, was bound for the occupied Crimea's Simferopol, reports Meduza.

During the ascent, the jet collided with a flock of seagulls resulting in a failure of both engines, one of which caught fire.

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As a result, the crew successfully landed the liner on a cornfield in the vicinity of the airport runway. Passengers were evacuated via inflatable ramps.

Snap from video

Preliminary reports say ten people, including three children, were injured in the accident, sustaining bruises and abrasions.

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