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Engine malfunctions on A319 flight carrying Saudi football team – flames were visible

Engine malfunctions on A319 flight carrying Saudi football team – flames were visible

by Kiriakos Tsakiridis -
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JUNE 19, 2018

Engine malfunctions on an A319 flight FV1007 carrying Saudi football team and streaks of flames were visible behind the engine on approach to Rostov-na-Don Airport, Russia.

A Rossiya Airlines Airbus A319 flight FV1007, carrying the Saudi football team from St.Petersburg to Rostov, suffered right-hand engine malfunctions on approach to Rostov.

The team were on their way to Rostov in preparation for their second Group A match to take on Uruguay on Wednesday.

The airplane landed safely. No injuries reported.

The aircraft was initially purchased as new by American  Frontier Airlines, before being bought by Russian-based Donavia in July 2013.  Rossiya Airline have leased the plane since April 2016.

https://youtu.be/QAk2JIpZfMM?t=3

http://newsinflight.com/2018/06/19/engine-malfunctions-on-a319-flight-carrying-saudi-football-team-flames-were-visible/