Ural Airlines To Send Backup Plane for Moscow’s Passengers

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, August 16, 2019. Ural Airlines’ passenger plane Airbus A321 that performed an emergency landing in Ramenskoye, Moscow Region, got badly damaged and is now out of operation; a backup plane will be sent for passengers on this flight.

‘Thanks to the crew’s professionalism and teamwork, there were no tragic outcomes to the landing. There were 224 passengers on board, no-one got injured during the landing, the passengers were evacuated and are now at the airport terminal,’ the air carrier’s press service says.

Damir Yusupov was the pilot and Georgiy Murzin was the co-pilot on this flight.

Damir Yusupov is 41 years old. He graduated from Saint Petersburg State Civil Aviation University in 2013 and came to work at Ural Airlines directly after getting his degree. He also graduated from Air Chief Marshal B.P. Bugayev Ulyanovsk Civil Aviation Institute with a degree in Air Navigation in 2018. Yusupov’s total flight experience comes to 3,000+ hours.

Georgiy Murzin is 23 years old. He graduated from Saint Petersburg State Civil Aviation University in 2017 and came to work at Ural Airlines in 2018. Murzin’s total flight experience comes to 600+ hours.

Ural Airlines’ flight attendants Dmitri Ivlitsky, Anna Slyakayeva, Dmitri Goncharenko, Yana Yagodina, and Nadezhda Vershinina coordinated the evacuation process.

The airline will to its best to make sure the passengers can get to their initial destination as soon as possible, the company’s press service says.

Now Ural Airlines’ passenger plane had to perform an emergency landing near Moscow; Ural Airlines flight U6178 (Zhukovsky-Simferopol) hit a flock of birds shortly after take-off, causing both engines to malfunction; the pilots made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Ramenskoye.


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