The Federal Air Transport Agency sent a commission to the emergency landing site of the airliner in the field

Rosaviatsia: the commission is sent to the site of the forced landing of the plane in the field

Photo: zdravnso / Telegram

Photo: zdravnso / Telegram

A commission has been formed to investigate the causes and circumstances of the emergency landing of a Ural Airlines plane in a field near Novosibirsk; it has already headed to the scene of the incident, reported Rosaviatsia in its telegram channel.

The plane was forced to land in the village of Ubinskoye, which is located between Novosibirsk and Omsk, at 9:44 (5:44 Moscow time). The landing was successful, the crew “promptly evacuated the passengers,” the Ural Airlines press service told RBC.

There were 170 people on board, including 23 children. Governor of the Omsk Region Vitaly Khotsenko stated TASSthat the plane was forced to land in a field due to problems with the hydraulic system.

Based on the incident, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under an article on violation of safety rules and operation of air transport.

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