At least 55 people including 17 children were injured when a plane crash-landed in a field near Moscow on Thursday, August 15, after it collided with a flock of birds, Russian state media reported.
Ural Airlines tweeted that flight U6178 had struck a flock of birds.
The Russian Health Ministry said in a statement that none of the passengers’ injuries were life-threatening, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Libery.
This footage shows the Airbus A321 airplane in a field as emergency services approach it. Credit: Lamp – Bright News via Storyful