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    There were no passengers on board the aircraft, and the crew sustained no injuries in the incident, Consulate General of Russia in Antalya said.

    A Nordwind Airlines passenger plane travelling from Moscow has had to perform a hard landing in Antalya, Turkey, according to Consulate General of Russia in Antalya.

    Turkish portal Airporthaber previously reported that the fuselage of the Airbus A321-200 with the tail number VQ-BRS was damaged due to an impact that occurred when the landing gear touched the runway.​

    The plane's pilots were forced to request an emergency landing in Antalya after a smoke detector went off, Turkish portal added.

     

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