On August 15, a Russian airline, Ural Airlines, lost control of its engines following a birdstrike. Fortunately for the passengers on the plane, it managed to land in a cornfield without causing any casualties.
The aircraft in question was an A321 registered VQ-BOZ, operating flight U6-178 from Moscow at 6:15 am and carrying 226 passengers to Simferopol in the Crimea. The incident occurred only minutes after take-off.
Ural Airlines A321 (VQ-BOZ) made an off-airport emergency landing in a cornfield after both engines ingested birds shortly after take-off at Moscow-Zhukovsky Airport (UUBW), Russia. There are some injuries among 234 people on flight #U6178 to Simferopol. https://t.co/BQY7NVXDYQ pic.twitter.com/kAPZgYmC2g
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) August 15, 2019