Photo: Press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
The commander-in-chief of the Air and Space Forces of the Russian Federation, for showing courage, presented to the award of the cadet of the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School pilots Mikhail Emanov, who managed to immediately land a training aircraft after a collision with a bird.
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This was reported today in the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.
"WG" already told about this incident, and now his details became known.
According to the department, on the eve of the aerodrome training air base of the Air and Space Forces, located in the capital of Adygeya Maikop, scheduled training flights of cadets of the Krasnodar aviation school were held.
Immediately after take-off at an altitude of 200 meters, a bird flew into the engine of the training aircraft L-39, operated by Mikhail Yemanov. This resulted in damage to the power plant, however, in the conditions of limited time, the student-cadet 4 course "appreciated the situation and instantly decided to put the plane on an unprepared open area without the released chassis".
Then, after reporting to the head of the mission about the decision, Mikhail successfully landed an emergency landing. And, according to experts, very skillfully: as a result, he did not suffer himself and retained aviation equipment. According to the Ministry of Defense, thanks to the pilot’s professional actions, the aircraft received minor damage and will be used as soon as possible after maintenance.