Il-38 plane of Indian Air Force makes emergency landing at Moscow region's airport

Il-38 plane of Indian Air Force makes emergency landing at Moscow region
# 28 April 2018 20:05 (UTC +04:00)

The Ilyushin Il-38 plane of the Indian Air Force has safely landed at Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport, with its nose landing gear fold, a spokesman for the Ilyushin company said on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.

 

"The Il-38 has safely landed with its nose landing gear fold. No fire followed," the spokesman said, adding that no one was hurt.

 

According to earlier reports, the Indian Il-38 was about to make an emergency landing at Zhukovsky due to problems with the landing gear.

 

Built on the IL-18 platform, the Il-38 [NATO reporting name: May] is a long-haul antisubmarine warfare aircraft equipped with a navigation system of Doppler and radio navigation tools and an automated target search and track system capable of spotting surface ships and submarines.

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