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AZUR Air makes emergency landing in Baku

Christian Fernsby |
A passenger plane of Russia's AZUR Air was forced to make an emergency landing in Baku on Saturday due to technical problems, local airport authorities said in a statement.

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The plane, en route from the Indian state of Goa to Moscow, landed safely at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in the capital of Azerbaijan at 11:05 a.m. (0705 GMT) after the pilots reportedly suspected problems with several generators.

The plane is under inspection by a maintenance team.

The airport authorities said the airline would send another plane to take the passengers to Moscow.

AZUR Air, founded in 1992, is a Russian airline that used to operate scheduled domestic flights and now operates as a charter airline.

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