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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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Topics: AZUR AIR    EMERGENCY LANDING    BAKU   

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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