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Russian pilots land plane in cornfield, earn Kremlin praise

* Plane hits flock of birds during take-off
* Pilots land plane in cornfield outside Moscow
* Russians hail miracle after nobody killed
* Kremlin promises state awards for pilots
Two Russian pilots safely landed an airliner carrying 233 people in a cornfield outside Moscow after striking a flock of birds, prompting the Kremlin to hail them as heroes who will receive top state awards.
Russians have said it was a miracle that no one was killed when the Ural Airlines Airbus 321 came down in a field southeast of Moscow with its landing gear up after hitting a passing flock of gulls, disrupting the …read more

Source: Gulf times

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