Pobeda airline jet makes emergency landing at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport

Pobeda airline jet makes emergency landing at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport

A Boeing-737 passenger plane of Russia’s Pobeda (Victory) low-cost airline has landed at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport with a failed right-hand engine, an airline spokesman told TASS on Saturday.

“The landing was performed and a reserve plane is preparing for its flight at 09:40 Moscow time. The engine’s failure occurred for the first time over the entire period of Pobeda flights,” the spokesman said.

The plane was performing a flight from Moscow to Astrakhan.

According to Astrakhan airport, the reserve airliner is expected to arrive at 12:40 Moscow time.


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