"At 5:06 a.m. local time [0:06 GMT], due to a fire outbreak in the left engine, the Tu-204 aircraft of the Red Wings, carrying out Ufa-Sochi flight 808, conducted an emergency landing at the Ufa airport. There were 202 passengers on board," the airport said in a statement.
"The passengers were evacuated with the help of inflatable escape slides seven minutes after the aircraft has landed. At 5:22 a.m. local time [0:22 GMT], the all-clear signal was made," the statement said.
An airline representative and psychologists work with passengers.
The aircraft is suspended from flights, an investigation is being conducted. The airline is taking measures to send passengers to Sochi.
Ufa Airport is open for flights, flights are performed as scheduled.