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Belavia plane collides with flock of birds

A Belavia plane Minsk-St. Petersburg has returned to the airport just after takeoff. The aircraft departed from National Airport Minsk and collided with a flock of birds at a height of 150m.

The captain decided to return. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely.

114 passengers were on board. There were no injuries in the incident.

Investigating the incident is the Department of Aviation Commission. More to follow in the next news releases.

Belavia plane collides with flock of birds