1 September

Statement from Utair

The Boeing 737-800 aircraft with the onboard Bji flight number, the next flight of ut579 Moscow – Sochi, after landing has been flown beyond the runway. The aircraft went into the direction of the river, resulting in the collapse of the chassis and wing struts, the ignition of the left engine occurred. There were 164 passengers and 6 crew members on board.

The fire calculations of the Sochi airport have extinguished the fire, people have been evacuated. No casualties. The Airline and aviation authorities have begun to investigate the causes of the incident.