the Pilot of the airline “Ural airlines” Damir Yusupov, emergency put the Airbus A321 aircraft in a cornfield in the suburbs and awarded the title of Hero of Russia for the feat, spoke about the work in a pandemic coronavirus. The report published on the website of the First channel.

According to the TV channel, currently, the pilot performs the export flights to Russia for citizens stranded abroad due to the introduction on the background of the spread of infection restrictions. “We deliver the passengers who have missed home, want to go home. I felt a great joy in everyone,” — said Yusupov.

According to him, to protect themselves and reduce the risk of infection is possible only under condition of observance of all necessary security measures. “To wear masks, wear gloves, no contact with passengers. To perform their normal work duties, just be more careful,” — said the pilot.

previously, when his participation was carried out the removal of the Russians from Cyprus and Malta. It is known that onboard there were 177 passengers, they applauded Yusupov before takeoff. “I first so the pilot flying. With such a strong, courageous. It is such good quality. For the first time in many flights today I slept in. Apparently, the calm effect,” shared one of the tourists.

on 9 December last year, the Yusupov spoke about how the incident occurred have influenced his life and work. According to the pilot, after the incident, he wanted as soon as possible to start again flights and perform regular flight, “the excitement is gone aside.”

the Plane “Ural airlines” flying from Moscow to Simferopol, soon after takeoff has made emergency landing at the airport of Zhukovsky, on the morning of 15 August last year. On Board were 226 passengers and seven crew members. Injured 76 people. The cause of the fire engines, according to preliminary data, was the ingress of birds, while landing one of the engines fell off.