The Boeing 737 took off from Moscow to Surgut, returned to the airport Vnukovo. On Sunday, October 15, with reference to the press service of the air Harbor reports TASS.
Landing has passed safely, anybody from were onboard medical assistance was not required.
The head of the press service of the airport Maria Sarafina told the radio station “Moscow speaking” that the reason for the return was smoke on Board. “At the moment our services are reporting that the smoke is stopped. All passengers fine. The crew is also in order. But, in any case, the captain has decided to return, in accordance with safety regulations, and at the moment we are waiting for the aircraft we have at the airport,” she said.
It is reported that the plane belongs to the airline UTair. On Board were 173 passengers and 7 crew members.
Telegram-channel Mash writes that the smoke continues to enter the interior of the liner and the passengers to breathe heavily.
Time information re departure to Surgut yet. At the time of publication of news online scoreboard Surgut airport did not report any changes in the flight arrives.
In a press release Utair, arrived in edition “Tapes.ru” reported that the plane sensor activated detection smoke. “The commander of the aircraft reported to the ground of the detected problem and decided to come back to airport of departure. The passengers were briefed on the situation. Landing in Vnukovo has passed safely, victims are not present”, — is spoken in the message. Representatives of the carrier added that passengers can still get on the backup Board.