Ural Airlines A321 plane was taking off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport Thursday when it hit a flock of birds One of the engines caught fire while the other one spluttered and then stopped working, Russian media says Hero pilot Damir Yusupov brought the plane down in a cornfield, leaving 23 people with just minor wounds.

In total, 23 of the 226 passengers and seven crew on board were sent to hospital for minor injuries, though only one – a 69-year-old woman – required further treatment.

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