At least 6 people were injured in the rough landing of the UN plane in Mali

An aircraft of the United Nations Multidisciplinary Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) made a rough landing in the city of Gao in northern Mali, injuring six people. The AFP reported, citing mission representatives and a witness to the emergency on Monday, August 3.

“One of our aircraft landed outside the runway in Gao on Monday. “He was flying from Bamako. At least six people were injured,” Le Figaro quoted the mission representative as saying.

Another source at the agency claims that seven crew members are Russians. There were also four passengers on board.

The Maliweb portal specifies that 11 people were injured, while the injuries of one of them are assessed as serious. It is noted that we are talking about flight RA-74044.

Flightradar24 reports that it is an AN-74 aircraft of Utair.