Plane carrying US troops forced to make emergency landing in Almaty

ALMATY. December 29. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilyinskaya/ A plane carrying 300 US troops heading to Bishkek has made an emergency landing at the international airport of Almaty; Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Emergencies Ministry.

The reason for the emergency landing was the failure of one of the three engines of the aircraft. The plane landed safely. There are no victims and injured.

The U.S. military command will decide whether to carry out repairs of the aircraft or to send another aircraft for the soldiers.

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