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Aeroflot Cancels 22 Flights Due to Runway Accident in Moscow Airport

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The incident involving an AirBaltic plane, a Latvian airline, resulted in the closure of one of the two runaways in Moscow Sheremetyevo airport.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Aeroflot canceled 22 flights on Wednesday due to the closure of one of the runways at the Sheremetyevo International Airport, the company announced in a statement.

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The flight delay occurred after an AirBaltic flight from Riga skidded off a runway in the Sheremetyevo airport earlier in the day. The incident happened due to a strong wind and slippery conditions caused by snow. All passengers have been transported to the terminal, with no injuries reported,
the airline said in a Twitter message.

The company also apologized to all passengers for the inconveniences caused by the incident.

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Source: Sputnik News

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