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Russia. Runway excursion for Aeroflot's A-320 airplane

Kalingrad, Russia - It happened yesterday evening at the Kaliningrad airport. Three injured

A runway excusion yesterday evening for a A-320 airplane, flight SU1008 took off from Moscow-Sheremetyevo, at the landing on the Kaliningrad airport. The airplane, registration VP-BES transported 167 passengers and 7 crewmembers. It seems that the 2400 m of the runway 24 have not been sufficient, because once touched ground the Airbus has skidded while the nose gear collapsed, stopping its running on the snow besides the tarmac strip. Three lightly wounded among people on board. The airplane is new: in fact its maiden flight dates back to September 10, 2015. The investigators examine on the event's causes.

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