Plane runs into Armenian man deported from Madrid on takeoff runway at Sheremetyevo airport
A body of a man was recovered on the tarmac at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport yesterday evening, a source in the regional emergency service said, adding that the man was an Armenian citizen, and he had been deported from Madrid back to Armenia via Moscow.
According to the source, after a Boeing 737 bound for Athens, Greece, took off, the body of an unidentified man was found on the tarmac and recovered. Local emergency services have launched a probe into the incident, Sputnik reported.
The man's boarding ticket was discovered at the site of the incident. The pilots of the plane reportedly told local emergency services about the incident, which occurred while the jet was taxiing on the runway. However, the crew decided to continue the flight, as the emergency equipment on the plane did not go off.