Pobeda Airlines has dismissed reports on one of its planes’ making a hard landing in Gyumri, Armenia, a representative of this airline told reporters, according to RIA Novosti.
The Civil Aviation Committee of Armenia on Monday announced that a Pobeda airliner had hit the runway hard from its tail while landing at Shirak airport in Gyumri, causing damage to its tail. There were 173 passengers on board, but no one was injured.
According to the Pobeda Airlines representative, damage to the tail of this aircraft was detected during the inspection in Gyumri, this had occurred when making a second round, but the reports of a hard landing are inaccurate.
The representative added that an alternate plane had left for Gyumri for the return flight passengers.