The passenger plane Sukhoi Superjet 100 Yekaterinburg – Moscow was forced to land in Kazan due to technical problems, said on Thursday, August 5, the press secretary of the airline “Russia” Sergei Starikov.
“The flight from Yekaterinburg to Moscow made an emergency landing at the Kazan airport for a technical reason,” – quotes Starikov TASS…
He specified that the passengers will be delivered to Moscow by a reserve plane.
As the source told Interfax, a depressurization could have occurred in the aircraft. It is noted that the aircraft previously dropped to 2.1 thousand meters and continued to fly at the minimum permissible altitude for several minutes.
On Wednesday evening, the Sukhoi Superjet 100, flying from Yekaterinburg to Moscow, after about an hour of flight, gave an alarm in the air over Udmurtia and made an unscheduled landing in Kazan.
In the reference service of the Kazan airport to the TV channel REN TV told that the landing was successful. According to preliminary data, no victims.