Investigators are working at the airport of Ufa, where boarded the plane caught fire

© Flickr / VictorСамолет Tu-204 airline Red Wings. Archival photoInvestigators are working at the airport of Ufa, where boarded the plane caught fire© Flickr / Victor

Investigative team works at the airport of Ufa, where in the morning made an emergency landing the plane Tu-204 of airline «Red wings», told RIA Novosti in Privolzhsky investigatory management on transport SK of Russia.

The plane Tu-204 of airline «Red wings», carrying out flight 808 Ufa — Sochi, Wednesday at 5.06 am local time (3.06 GMT) made an emergency landing at the airport «Ufa» fire left engine. There were no injuries.

«Aviation incident occurred at the airport of Ufa three o’clock in the morning Moscow time during takeoff of an airplane with two hundred passengers on Board. A plane with a burning left engine immediately landed at the airport, all passengers evacuated, no injuries. In place now working investigative team and the representative of Federal air transport Agency. Are the causes of the incident, the audit will be decided,» — said in Privolzhsky investigatory management on transport SK of Russia.

The passengers of the flight Ufa — Sochi will be sent to the destination standby vessel company «Red wings» in 10.55 (8.55 GMT). However, according to the Volga transport Prosecutor’s office, some of the passengers refused to continue the flight.

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