An Airbus A321 operated by Russia’s Ural Airlines was forced to land in a cornfield Aug. 15 after its CFM-56 engines ingested a flock of sea gulls shortly after takeoff from Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport. The Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that 10 of the 233 people on board were injured. The A321 was operating as flight U6178 to Simferopol, Crimea. According to initial reports, the aircraft sustained substantial damage to its wings, engines and fuselage. ...

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