UTair Boeing performs emergency landing in Saint Petersburg

8 November 2011 (09:20)

Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport emergency crew and firefighters watched with apprehension as a passenger Boeing from Surgut was trying to land, the airport’s press service informed Interfax.

‘The crew of Surgut-Saint Petersburg flight reported they had problems landing, which is why the firefighters and the emergency crew were sent down the landing strip,’ the press officer said.

He explained this was a standard procedure for cases when pilots operating a plane feel something is not right while landing.

UTair airplane landed smoothly, no one was hurt, the press officer added.

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