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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Aborted Take-Off

MOSCOW () -- The crew of a Russian passenger jet slammed on the breaks while barreling down a runway at 160 kilometers an hour, aborting a take-off in Siberia because of engine trouble, Itar-Tass said Monday.


An airline spokesman claimed no one was hurt in the incident Sunday at the airport in Yakutsk.


Yevgeny Mashitsky, a spokesman for the Sakhaavia airline, told Itar-Tass the crew of the Il-62 passenger jet hit the emergency brakes when an engine alarm went off while the plane was taxiing down the runway.