BREAKING Kiev Zhuliany Airport closed after a MD-83 made an emergency landing and skidded off runway

Eugene Papanin‎

Due to heavy thunderstorm, a Bravo Airways MD83 (reg. UR-CPR) made an emergency landing at Kiev-Zhuliany Airport (IEV).

The landing gear was damaged and passengers were evacuated through the emergency slides.

The airport is closed until 21:00 UTC. All flights are diverting to KBP.