The Russian Heroes

The President of Russia awarded the title of Heroes of Russia to the pilots of the Airbus A321 aircraft that made an emergency landing on a corn field in the Moscow region. The plane, flying from Moscow to Simferopol, shortly after takeoff made an emergency landing in the morning of August 15. There were 226 passengers and seven crew members on board. All was saved. The cause of ignition of engines, according to preliminary data, was the hit of birds in them.


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