Putin backs creation of system to promote Russian goods on domestic marketBusiness & Economy April 25, 19:15
OSCE concerned over Russia’s declaring Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist organizationWorld April 25, 19:00
Russia to complete import substitution program for helicopter engines by 2019Military & Defense April 25, 18:39
Government is not going to reject floating ruble rate, Putin saysBusiness & Economy April 25, 18:10
Russian Navy rids itself of dependence on Ukrainian enginesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:55
Ukraine's refusal to continue military cooperation prompts Russia to create new industriesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:50
FIFA Secretary General on her mission and expectations from Confederations CupSport April 25, 17:39
Russia's Ansat helicopter to debut at aerospace show in MexicoMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:03
Putin points out Russian weapons' top performance in Syria helped boost exportsMilitary & Defense April 25, 16:33
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, December 27, 23:48 /ITAR-TASS/. Police in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 440 km to the east of Moscow, are searching to the malefactors who tried to blind the crew of a jet, which was performing a glissade to land in Nizhny Novgorod airport.
Operatives of the Nizhny Novgorod transport police department and detectives in the town Bor where the laser beam was emanated from are engaged in the search, a source at the Volga Department for Investigations on Transport said.
Olga Ladeishchikova, the spokeswoman for the Nizhny Novgorod international airport said that the incident was registered at 19:15 Moscow Standard Time. It involved an airliner arriving from Yekaterinburg in the Urals.
“The captain told the air controllers he could see a beam resembling laser targeted at the jet,” she said.
Luckily, crew was not blinded by the beam and the jet made a scheduled landing at the airport. None of the passengers was damaged.