Ural Airlines: emergency landing of an A320 in a field

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A Airbus A320 of the Russian airline Ural Airlines carried out this morning a emergency landing in a fieldin the Novosibirsk region, Russia.

With 161 passengers and 9 crew members on board, flight U61383 was en route from Sochi to Omsk. According to Russian media, the crew reported a problem with the hydraulic system and issued a distress signal to divert to Novosibirsk, before landing in the middle of a field near the village of Kamenki. All passengers were evacuated safely from the aircraft.

Due to sanctions put in place by the West following the Russian military invasion of Ukraine, aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing and their engine manufacturers are no longer allowed to sell planes and supply spare parts to airlines. Russians. As a result, hundreds of Russian airliners are deprived of legal maintenance.

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