Russian plane makes emergency landing after windscreen crack

June 11th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Novosibirsk (Russia), June 11 (RIA Novosti) A Russian airbus with 122 people on board has made an emergency landing in the western Siberian city of Novosibirsk following a crack in its windscreen, a transport police spokeswoman said.
The Aeroflot Airbus-320 jet, which was travelling from East Siberia’s Irkutsk to Moscow, landed safely in the city and none of its passengers or crewmembers were hurt, Tatyana Sherstova said.

The incident occurred at 8:27 a.m. (01:27 GMT).

Officers of the West Siberian Transport Investigations Directorate have been summoned for a pre-investigation check, she said.

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