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Ural Airlines plane loses evacuation slide and door hatch on take off in Krasnoyarsk airport

By The Siberian Times reporter
05 November 2020

The plane with 12 crew, no passengers and cargo on board safely landed in Yekaterinburg.

The 3L door hatch of Ural Airlines cargo flight was missing after take off in Krasnoyarsk airport along with the emergency slide. Pictures: Airbus A-320

The evacuation slide was found on the runway in Krasnoyarsk airport shortly after the early morning take off on 2 November.

As the plane landed in Yekaterinburg, the crew confirmed the 3L door hatch was also missing. 

The Ural Airlines airbus A321-200 performed 2:48h flights with a load of cargo and no passengers. 

Ural Airlines plane loses evacuation slide and door hatch on take off in Krasnoyarsk airport 


Ural Airlines plane loses evacuation slide and door hatch on take off in Krasnoyarsk airport 


Ural Airlines plane loses evacuation slide and door hatch on take off in Krasnoyarsk airport 

The 3L door hatch of Ural Airlines cargo flight was missing after take off in Krasnoyarsk along with the emergency slide. Pictures: Airbus A-320, Ural Airlines


No casualties were reported as a result of the accident. 

Three transport watchdogs - Federal Air Transport Agency, Federal Transport Supervision Service and Ural transport prosecutors - started investigation. 

The Ural Airlines has not yet commented on the accident. 

GV of Krasnoyarsk airport, picture by Kirill Skurikhin

Ural Airlines plane loses evacuation slide and door hatch on take off in Krasnoyarsk airport 

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