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Ural Airlines A321 Crash-lands Near Zhukovsky

 

On August 15, VQ-BOZ, an Airbus A321-211 belonging to Ural Airlines was involved in an accident near Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA), Russia. The aircraft crash-landed in a cornfield 2½ miles (4km) from the airfield at 0615hrs and 23 of the 233 people on board sustained minor injuries. It had taken off from Zhukovsky en route to Simferopol, Crimea as Flight 178 only a few minutes before.

An investigation by Russian air transport agency Rosaviatsia is under way.

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