50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Boeing 737 conducts emergency landing at Moscow airport after reported malfunction

Download: Printable PDF Date: 21 Mar 2016 04:21 category:
Publisher:
Boeing 737 conducts emergency landing at Moscow airport after reported malfunction - Airlines publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Russian Federation Aircraft: Airplanes
Source: RT

A Boeing 737-800 belonging to Russia's UTair airline reportedly experienced a technical issue, necessitating an emergency landing at Moscow's Vnukovo airport.

Flight UT247 was headed from Moscow to the Russian town of Surgut in the Ural region, when its crew requested an emergency landing.

An alarm indicating vibrations in an engine went off, RIA Novosti reported, citing an undisclosed source. The captain made the decision to burn out the fuel and return to the airport in the Russian capital.

Over a hundred passengers were aboard the flight, TASS reported.

The plane landed safely at Vnukovo airport after having been circling at some 2,000 meters (6,500 feet) above the Moscow region for nearly two hours.

All emergency crews were ready at the airport, waiting for the Boeing to land.

 



Loading comments for Boeing 737 conducts emergency landing at Moscow airport after reported malfunction...


Recommended

hullo Aircrew celebrates online platform launch at London Oxford Airport

New technology will save operators time and money when sourcing crew Following the successful introduction of the hullo Aircrew brand at EBACE last year, the technology start-up has officially laun...

Challenger 350 dominates 2017 deliveries in super midsize segment; tops medium category

- Bombardier delivered 56 Challenger 350 aircraft in 2017, capturing 53 percent of the super midsize segment  - Challenger 300 aircraft series have tallied more deliveries in the last decade t...

Gulfstream to showcase all-new G500 and flagship G650ER at Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will showcase two of its award-winning, large-cabin aircraft at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo from Feb. 26-28. The static display will include the all-new Gulfstream G500 ...

Waves operates first commercial flight from Europe

Guernsey based airline Waves is celebrating its first ever European flight by carrying French dignitaries from Caen in the nearby La Manche region of Normandy to Guernsey. The group was flown to Guern...