MOSCOW, August 25 (RIA Novosti) – A passenger plane overshot the runaway at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Sunday, but no one was hurt in the incident, a police spokesman said.
The Boeing-737 landed at about 12.35 p.m. local time on a flight from Rhodes, Greece. No injuries were reported among 170 passengers and seven crew members.
A police spokesman said the aircraft has landed “in the grass.” The passengers are being evacuated.
The Domodedovo airport works in a normal regime, a spokesman said adding that no flights have been delayed and no one has sought medical help. The aircraft was towed off the runway at 15.25 p.m. local time.
In December, a Red Wings Tu-204 airliner overshot the runway at Vnukovo Airport outside Moscow and crashed into a main highway, splitting into three pieces and killing five people on board and injuring the other three.
Updates with details.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Siberian Air Base Gets New Su-30SM Fighter Jets
Infographics: First Russian Smartphone
New ties between Russia and Japan would mark not only a breakthrough in their relations but also a significant shift in Northeast Asia’s political dynamic. Both are secondary players in a region overshadowed by an increasingly assertive China, which has not hesitated to push against the boundaries of its neighbors.