Plane TU 154 made emergency landing at aerodrome Krainiy in Baikonur

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16:30 11.04.2007
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Baikonur. April 11. Kazakhstan Today - The plane TU 154 M of the Russian airline Air Union made an emergency landing at the aerodrome Krainiy in Baikonur; there are no victims. The Chairman of the special department of the Federal Fire Service №70 of the Emergency Ministry of Russia Andrey Zarovsky informed the agency.

According to A. Zarovsky, yesterday at 22.07, the plane TU 154 M flying to Baikonur - Moscow, made an emergency landing at the aerodrome Krainiy. As it was found out, at 19.30 front upright undercarriage of the plane, carrying out the flight from aerodrome Krainiy to Moscow, did not close.

At 22.07 p.m., Astana time, the crew of the plane made landing at aerodrome Krainiy. There are no victims among more than 100 passengers and crewmembers. The plane was not damaged.

The commission from Moscow is arriving to investigate the accident. "The passengers of yesterday's flight will leave for Moscow by the same plane," A. Zarovskiy added.

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