FIFA: A fire in the plane carrying Saudi football football team, all the players safe
The team was going on from St Petersburg to Rostov for the match against Uruguay on Wednesday.
A fire broke out on Monday in the plane carrying Saudi Arabia’s team to participate in the FIFA World Cup. However, no one harmed the incident. The team was going on from St Petersburg to Rostov for the match against Uruguay on Wednesday. The Football Federation of Saudi Arabia has said that all the players of the team are safe. Saudi Arabia lost their first match to hosts Russia 5-0.
According to The Guardian, a fire broke out due to a technical failure in the Russian aircraft carrying Rustov, the Saudi Arabian team. But the aircraft has been safely landed in Rostov. The video of this incident is also becoming viral. In this, the fire is seen in the outer part of the plane. At the same time, the airline has denied the incidence of the fire in the aircraft. The airline has claimed that due to the collision of the bird from the engine, the engine was malfunctioning.
– The Saudi Arab Football Federation tweeted, “We all want to assure that all players of the team are safe after the technical breakdown of the aircraft.”