MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two pilots died and seven were injured when a Russian airliner forced landing, Russian local authorities said.
Seven pilots were killed and seven injured and 43 others were rescued by a forced landing of a passenger plane, the news agency Sputnik quoted Thursday as saying by Alexei Veshev, the press secretary of the Republic of Buryatia.
The AN-24 aircraft belongs to Anjara. The incident occurred at the airport "Nijingarsk".
The plane took off from Nizhnigarsk and had to return to the airport due to a malfunction in its engines.