Sichuan Airlines


Pilot and flight attendant "Sichuan Airlines" were injured in an emergency landing

The Civil Aviation Authority of China reported that in the city of Chengdu, during the emergency landing of the Sichuan Airlines aircraft, a flight attendant and a co-pilot were injured.

Earlier, the airline said that the liner operating 3U8633 flight Chongqing-Lhasa, for reason of non-technical malfunction, went to the airport in Chengdu (Sichuan province) at 7.42 (2.42 Moscow time). The Office of Civil Aviation of China notes that during the flight near the city of Chengdu on the right side in the cockpit the glass broke, which caused the crew to request permission for an emergency landing.

"During landing, the second pilot scratched his face, and also stretched the muscles of the lumbar region. Less significant injuries were received by one of the flight attendants ", - the ministry said in a statement.

Authorities have initiated an investigation into the causes of the accident. Previously, the airline reported that preparing another airliner to continue the flight. According to preliminary data, a replacement aircraft with passengers on a flight 3U8633 should fly to 11.00 (06.00 Moscow time) local time.