A part of Sukhoi Superjet’s engine fell off during take-off

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The aircraft “Superjet-100” has lost a part of its engine during take-off from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport. The loss was only discovered at the Borispol airport in Kiev, while the plane was being prepared for the return flight, says Lifenews.

The aircraft was immediately removed from the flight for further diagnostics. At the same time the missing piece of the plane was found on the runway in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. According to the source, the aircraft has lost it during take-off on its way to Ukraine.

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A representative of the airport said that the lost piece is the the central body of the nozzle unit of the aircraft, which is used for noise reduction and for the distribution of gas in the engine of the aircraft.

Sources: http://www.mk.ru/incident/2015/05/05/superdzhet-na-vzletnoy-polose-v-sheremetevo-ostavil-chast-dvigatelya.htmlhttp://lifenews.ru/news/153464