Saudi Arabia World Cup Plane Catches Fire; Watch Scary Mid-Air Video

Saudi Arabia World Cup Plane Catches Fire; Watch Scary Mid-Air Video

Saudi Arabia’s time in Russia has left from bad to worse.

The craft carrying Saudi Arabia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup group caught fire Monday night nearby Rostov, Russia, and was forced to make an puncture alighting during a city’s airport, according to mixed media outlets. Twitter user @Nsports24 used Twitter to share harrowing video of abandon sharpened from underneath a right wing.

The Russian Airlines Airbus A319-100 landed safely in Rostov.

Saudi Arabia’s soccer association expelled a matter on a craft occurrence and common photos of a players quietly exiting a plane.

“The Saudi Football Federation wishes to encourage everybody about a reserve of all members of a goal of a inhabitant group after a teenager technical malfunction in an engine,” a matter reads, per The Mirror. “The craft landed a few mins ago during Rostov on Don Airport, and UNOMIG crew are now safely streamer to their residence.”

Saudi Arabia’s aeroplane play follows a 5-0 loss to Russia in a opening diversion of World Cup 2018. Saudi Arabia was drifting to Rostov where it will take on Uruguay on Wednesday in Group A.

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