Russian Jet From Berlin Lands Safely After Wheel Scare

A Russian passenger jet which lost a wheel on take-off from Berlin has landed safely in St Petersburg, Russian media report.

Russian Jet From Berlin Lands Safely After Wheel Scare

A Russian passenger jet which lost a wheel on take-off from Berlin has landed safely in St Petersburg, Russian media report.

The An-148 passenger jet from Russia's Rossiya airline, which is believed to be carrying 44 people, landed after circling to use up fuel.

The crew said earlier the situation on board was "calm", Interfax says.

A security source told Ria-Novosti pieces of rubber had been left on the runway at Berlin after take-off.