Engine failure forces emergency landing of Russian cargo plane with European satellite

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A Russian plane carrying a European commercial satellite was forced to make an emergency landing today when one of its engines failed.

The plane landed safely without mishap. The incident does once again raise questions about the quality control standards within the Russian aerospace industry.


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