5 Dec 2010

Two dead after emergency landing by Russian plane

6:18 am on 5 December 2010

A Russian plane has made an emergency landing in Moscow, after all three of its engines failed.

The Tupolev-154 aircraft operated by Dagestan Airlines, rolled off the runway after touching down at Domodedovo airport on Saturday.

The Interfax news agency reported two people died and dozens were injured.

It said the airliner was carrying 168 people including eight crew members. It had taken off from Vnukovo airport, about 30 minutes before.