Quoted from Sky Sports, one of the aircraft engines that brought the skuat Saudi Arabia failed. Flames seen in the machine when the plane is still in the air.
But bad events did not happen. The plane could finally land safely in Rostov-on-Don on Monday (18/06/2018) evening local time. The Saudis ensure all their players and staff are in good condition.
Meanwhile, Rossiya Airline management claims that the failure of the machine that led to the fire is caused by birds. The plane carrying the Saudi Arabian squad flew from St Petersburg.
“It’s a small fire in the engine, on the right side of the machine, but the plane landed safely,” said Saudi Arabian Football Federation President Ahmad Al Harbi.
After losing 0-5 to Russia in the 2018 World Cup opener, Saudi Arabia will face Uruguay,