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Aircraft MC-21 during tests rolled out of the strip

Aircraft MC-21 during tests rolled out of the strip
Photo: UAC press service

The newest Russian aircraft MS-21-300 rolled out of the runway at the Zhukovsky airport. None of the crew members were injured.

As the Interfax, the incident occurred during an experimental flight. The test pilots were able to land the plane, but it rolled out of the runway. No damage, no system failure recorded. Experts began to find out the reasons for the incident.

The first MS-21-310 with Russian PD-14 engines was built at the Irkut aircraft plant in November. In 2019, the Russian government allocated from the federal budget 1,58 billion to subsidize costs associated with the creation, production, sale and maintenance of aircraft of the MS-21 family. Due to the termination of the supply of composite materials from the United States, the completion of the project was decided shift for a year.

At the end of 2019, Irkutsk hosted flight tests of MS-21... Serial release postponed due to problems with the supply of composite materials... Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the plane risked not being certified in 2020.

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