Somon Air tells details of emergency landing of its aircraft in Tajikistan’s Dushanbe

The plane that was flying to Moscow, Russia, made an emergency landing in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, due to a malfunction, the Somon Air’s Press Service reported.

“Today, February 6, 2019, there was a minor malfunction on board the Boeing 737-300 aircraft, as it was making its flight en route Dushanbe – Moscow (Zhukovsky),” the air carrier informed.

In this regard, the aircraft commander decided to return to Dushanbe International Airport. Somon Air noted the landing of its aircraft was successful.

There were 134 people including 128 passengers and six crew members on board the airliner, in which the malfunction was discovered.

As a result of this aviation incident, no one suffered.

After landing, all passengers were re-boarded to another plane – the Boeing 737-800.

The air company apologized for the inconvenience.

“All the actions of the crew were undertaken, primarily for the safety of passengers,” Somon Air added.

Source – https://tj.sputniknews.ru/

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