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    Air France's Boeing 777 airliner heading from Paris to Beijing made an emergency landing at St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport on Monday due to apparent engine failure, a source in the local emergency services said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The airliner was carrying 269 passengers, according to the source.

    "On 20:00 Moscow time [5 p.m. GMT], the Boeing 777 landed at Pulkovo," the source told RIA Novosti, adding that "the preliminary cause is the failure of one of its engines."

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