Aircraft with failed brakes crashed into a guardrail terminal in Vnukovo

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At the Moscow airport Vnukovo the plane Boeing-767 of airline “UTair” crashed into a metal fence of the VIP terminal. On Thursday, August 17, reports REN TV.

According to TV channel, this happened while towing the side of the hangar. The plane’s brakes failed and it rammed the tail of the fence.

Boeing received severe damage to the rear right and left sections. An evaluation of its technical condition.

“Izvestia” also writing about this incident and published photos of the aircraft. “After installation of thrust pads, activate the Parking brake and disengagement of tow bar there was a spontaneous movement of an aircraft (the aircraft) back and clash of the rear fuselage with metal gas barrier,” the newspaper reported, citing a source.

At the same time, the Federal news Agency (FAN) indicates that the airport representatives deny this information.

Later in “UTair” reported “to the” that the incident “happened while towing a fully serviceable aircraft without crew and passengers.” “Towage was conducted by the ground handling service provider. A special Commission is investigating the actions of the provider to determine the cause of the incident and assess the damage. This situation did not affect the schedule of the airline”, — stated in received by the editors comments.