Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in cornfield near Moscow

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Published on August 15, 2019 - Duration: 01:00s

Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in cornfield near Moscow

A Russian passenger plane performed an emergency landing earlier today (August 15) shortly after taking off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport.

The Crimea-bound plane was forced to land after it was struck by a flock of birds and lost power in both engines.

Aftermath footage of the crash shows an Airbus-321 stationed on a cornfield near Moscow.

At least 23 people were injured, media reported.


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