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Boeing 737 makes forced landing in Krasnoyarsk because of decompression

December 12, 2013, 6:24 UTC+3 KRASNOYARSK

No injured reported

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KRASNOYARSK, December 12, (ITAR-TASS). Boeing 737 jet of Taimyr Airlines has made a forced landing at the airport of Krasnoyarsk, East Siberia, because of decompression, the emergency department for Krasnoyarsk Territory told Itar-Tass.

Nobody has been hurt during the forced landing at Krasnoyarsk airport on Thursday morning, as reported by the territorial department of state civil aviation inspectorate.

The airliner of the Taimyr air carrier was performing Flight 207 en route from Krasnoyarsk to Norilsk. Soon after the takeoff, the plane commander made a decision to return to the departure airport due to aircraft's decompression, preliminary data suggest.

The plane carried 113 passengers and 13 crewmembers.

Boeing 737 is the best-selling jet airliner in the history of aviation. The 737 has been continuously manufactured by Boeing since 1967. A total of 5,109 airliners of this series have been manufactured.

The fleet of the Taimyr air carrier comprises 10 aircraft of this type.

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