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Defective parts, end-of-life engines... Sanctions deteriorate safety for Russian airlines

2023-12-01T18:00:27.343Z

Highlights: Last September a Ural Airlines A320 made an emergency landing in a field near Novosibirsk. The investigation report referred to a failure of the hydraulic system associated with "natural wear and tear" Other experts said the incident was due to "insufficient maintenance or the presence of low-quality, possibly non-original, spare parts" Recently, the newspaper Kommersant, citing the federal transport agency Rostransnadzor, reported that last year at least 2000 flights were carried out.


Despite help from "friendly" countries in the Middle East and Asia, aircraft maintenance is becoming more complicated.


"It's getting scary, isn't it?" For some time now, aviation safety has been a topic of conversation in Russia, including among those who experienced the heroic air travel of the USSR. But in a country that spans nine time zones, the choice between a few hours of stress and several days on the train is often a quick one. So, welcome aboard...

Last September, we came close to disaster when a Ural Airlines A320 made an emergency landing in a field near Novosibirsk. Miraculously, there were no casualties. The investigation report referred to a failure of the hydraulic system associated with "natural wear and tear". Other experts, however, said the incident was due to "insufficient maintenance or the presence of low-quality, possibly non-original, spare parts". Recently, the newspaper Kommersant, citing the federal transport agency Rostransnadzor, reported that last year at least 2000 flights were carried out...

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Source: lefigaro

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