Saratov, June 16 – Passengers of an S7 passenger plane flying from Moscow to Sochi and making an emergency landing in Saratov were picked up by the company’s reserve board, according to the online scoreboard on the carrier’s website.
At Gagarin Airport in Saratov, the News Agency reported earlier that the Boeing 737 of S7 Airlines, en route from Moscow to Sochi, landed in Saratov at 19.08 (18.08 Moscow time) on Friday. S7 explained to the agency that flight S7 2047 with 172 passengers on board landed in Saratov for “technical reasons”, while the landing took place in the normal situation. The company was preparing to replace the reserve board.
“(Flight) S7 2047 … actually (departed) at 00.06 (23.06 Moscow time) … (flight) Airbus A320”, – indicated on the scoreboard.
It is specified that the flight was delayed for 3 hours and 51 minutes. The flight is expected to arrive at the destination airport at 02.02 Moscow time on Saturday.
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