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Airbus A320 aircraft makes emergency landing at Sheremetyevo Airport

Christian Fernsby |
An A320 plane has made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, because the airliner’s fire detection system went off during the flight, an emergencies source informed TASS.

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"Flight 1498 en route from Moscow to Grozny returned to Sheremetyevo after a signal from the fire detection system sounded," the source said.

The plane stayed in the air for two hours to burn fuel and landed in a routine mode. Nobody was injured.

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