According to media reports, the pilots had to land the plane due to an oil leak, discovered in one of the aircraft’s engines.
“Aircraft flight No. 7571 Moscow – Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) made a safe landing at Sheremetyevo Airport. The plane had problems with an engine”, a source told the Russian media.
According to a representative of the Russian emergency services, the oil pressure sensor in one of the engines went off shortly after takeoff. Per preliminary data, 488 people were on board the aircraft.