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Yakutia Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff After Tail Strike

Yakutia Airlines flight R3-4441 had to reject takeoff from Neryungri, Russia, on December 11th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Krasnoyarsk, Russia, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a tail strike.

The plane safely returned to the apron. All one hundred and two passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.

UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smell of Smoke

UTAir flight UT-132 had to return and make an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on October 26th.

The plane took off for Tomsk, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew noticed smell of smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed back safely. All sixty-seven people aboard remained unharmed.

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on February 15th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Shanghai, China, was diverted due to an engine issue.

The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers and 17 crew members remained unharmed.

Pegas Fly Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Pegas Fly Airlines flight IK-2561 had to divert for an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on January 18th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Perm, Russia, to Nha Trang, Vietnam, was diverted after all the toilets became inoperative.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

MI-8 Helicopter Crashes in Russia; 19 Killed, 3 Injured

A MI-8 helicopter crashed in Novy Urengoy, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, on the night of October 21st.

The helicopter was carrying 22 people from Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk to Urengoy, at the time.

At least 19 people were killed in the crash whereas 3 suffered serious injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

UTair Passengers Push Their Jet to Free it From Ice

UTairThe Passengers of a UTair flight had to push their jet at Igarka airport, Russia, after its brakes froze in minus 52C temperature.

The incident happened on November 25, when the plane was scheduled to fly from Igarka to the regional capital of Krasnoyarsk, with 74 passengers aboard.

According to the local transportation prosecutors, “Due to the low air temperatures, the chassis’s brake system froze and a tow truck was unable to move the plane onto the taxiway to carry out the flight…The passengers on board got out of the plane and started pushing it onto the taxiway.”

The passengers, mostly oil and gas workers, kept pushing the Tupolev-134 jet several meters on the taxiway. The flight was then able to take off successfully.

The incident is under investigation.

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