Plane flying from St. Petersburg to Almaty was forced to land in Moscow

The plane owned by Air Astana, the Kazakhstan’s flag air carrier, was flying en route St. Petersburg, Russia – Almaty, Kazakhstan, and it made emergency landing at one of the airports in Moscow, Russia, for technical reasons.

Emergency landing took place at 01:23 pm Moscow time, in normal mode, the Air Company’s Corporate Communications Department reported.

“During the flight, a message appeared on the alarm display about low oil pressure in engine No. 1. In accordance with the safety procedures, the crew made a decision to land at the nearest airport,” the Interfax reports.

However, it is not specified, at which airport the plane landed.

One noted that passengers are in the terminal building. Engineers conduct troubleshooting on board.

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