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Passenger plane makes emergency landing in the Urals

A Yak-42 plane with forty-four passengers on board has made an emergency landing at the airport of the city of Sovetsky in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area (the Urals). There are no victims.

As the press service of the Interior Department of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area reported, the incident took place on Monday at about five o'clock, local time.

The Yak-42, belonging to the Gazpromavia aviation company, was flowing from Ufa to Nadyn. There were forty-four passengers and seven members of the crew on its board.

According to the press service, the incident was caused by a crack in the plane's windscreen that appeared at a height of ten thousand metres.