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Passenger Aircraft Emergency Lands in East Siberia

A passenger aircraft with 45 people on board made an emergency landing in east Siberia's Krasnoyarsk Territory after one of its engines stalled, the Emergency Situations Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

An Antonov An-26 aircraft carrying 41 passengers and four crew members was en route from the city of Krasnoyarsk to the city of Igarka, when its right-wing engine stalled some two hours after the take off on Friday morning.

The aircraft emergency landed at the Bor airport in the Turukhansky district of the region, the ministry said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.

The An-26 is a twin-engined turboprop aircraft designed and produced in the USSR from 1969 to 1985.

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