An incident occurred at Zhuliany airport in Kyiv - due to the tough weather conditions, with heavy rain and a thunderstorm over the Ukrainian capital.
Bravo air company's passenger plane performed an emergency landing. According to the airport's press service, the aircraft landed successfully but taxied outside the landing strip.
'On June 14 (8.40 p.m.), the Bravo air company aircraft, flight number 4406 Antalya-Kyiv UR-CPR landed and taxied outside the landing strip. 169 passengers were aboard the plane; no one suffered on the incident. All passengers were evacuated to the terminal, now they are in the arrivals hall', the message said.
The rescue team arrived on the scene. The crew and airport employees expect the aviation experts; the airport is shut down until 1 a.m. Friday.
Another similar incident occurred in Boryspil airport, where Boeing 767-300ER of Fly UIA air company performed an emergency landing. The aircraft departed from Boryspil at 8.03 p.m, with the take-off performed in tough weather conditions. As the engine's parameters almost exceeded the allowed exploitation limits, the crew decided to turn the engine off and return to the departure point, informing the dispatchers about it.
No casualties were observed. The airport's administration reported that the passengers will be able to fly to the estimated destination - Tel Aviv - after the weather conditions stabilize and the aircraft is changed and prepared to depart. The estimated departure time is 11.30 p.m. Kyiv time.