MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled plane in a cornfield Thursday after birds hit both engines says a quick landing was his only chance and he was not afraid of handling
Hero Russian pilot bestowed nation's highest medal for 'miracle' cornfield landing: 'It feels odd and I'm shy'
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of
An airline pilot is being touted as a hero this week after making a successful emergency landing in a corn field after a swarm of birds was sucked into the plane’s engines during takeoff, causing them
A view shows the Ural Airlines Airbus 321 passenger plane following an emergency landing in a field near Zhukovsky International Airport, with birds seen in the foreground, in Moscow Region, Russia August