UTair flight UT 579 from Moscow (Vnukovo) to Sochi with 164 passengers and six crew members, overran the runway on landing at Sochi. The left engine of Boeing 737-800 VQ-BJI caught on fire. The aircraft sustained significant damage and is probably an insurance write off.

All occupants were able to evacuate safely from the aircraft but 18 people reportedly received some injuries.

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The airline issued this statement on social media (translated from…