Flying from Paris to Shanghai, Boeing 777 belonging to the Air France line must make an emergency landing in Irkutsk. Smoke appeared in the aircraft's cabin. There were 282 people aboard the machine – Russian media reported on Sunday, referring to the aviation authorities and the airport board.
/Mateusz Jagielski /East News
The landing was safe and no one was injured.
The plane had to return from the Russian border to Mongolia.
According to the French media, the cause of the alarm was "a binge smell and light smoke". For now, it is not known why they came out.
The aircraft shall be inspected by technicians.