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Plane Beijing - Los Angeles urgently boarded Chukotka - EastRussia | Far East

Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

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Airplane Beijing - Los Angeles urgently boarded Chukotka

The plane of the airline Air China, flying from Beijing to Los Angeles, made an emergency landing in Anadyr. The crew made this decision after the fire alarm in the luggage compartment. Onboard were 188 passengers. No harm done.

Passengers were evacuated by inflatable ramps. The fire on board was not confirmed. According to the press service of the regional government, by agreement between Rosaviation and Air China, the reserve plane should arrive at Anadyr airport tonight.

The governor of Chukotka, Roman Kopin, ordered to prepare hotels and transport to accommodate passengers. First Deputy Head of the region Leonid Nikolaev arrived at the airport. He said that now all the passengers were accommodated in the zone of international flights and the VIP lounge of the airport, they were provided with food and drink. Nobody applied for medical help. The airport has four translators - from English and Chinese.