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Burst Tire Closes Vnukovo

Moscow's Vnukovo Airport was forced to close for 90 minutes after a Boeing 737 with 56 people on board suffered a partial tire burst on landing.

No one was injured during Tuesday night's emergency landing of a UTair flight from Rostov-on-Don, news reports said. It was unclear how many tires burst and what the cause was.

A switchboard assistant at the airport said the closure had caused small delays to most inbound and outbound flights.


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