Georgia, Tbilisi, March 7 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
The Tbilisi airport administration has refuted reports of an emergency landing by an aircraft belonging to Kazakh SCAT Airlines from Aktau. "There was no emergency landing, or aircraft ignition, and the passengers were able to safely get off the aircraft and enter the airport," Tbilisi airport spokesperson Natalia Nozadze said.
Some media outlets reported today that the emergency landing took place at Tbilisi airport. A SCAT Airline aircraft made emergency landing in Tbilisi on a spare runway. According to their report, the cabin was filled with smoke, but what caused the fire is unknown. The passengers were quickly evacuated.
Nozadze claims that the landing was a planned one, the aircraft landed on as scheduled.