The plane returned at the request of the security service, the flight took off the citizen of Armenia.
The aircraft of the airline “Belavia” (Minsk, Belarus) returned to the airport “Zhulyany” (Kiev) threatened to raise the fighters.
“October 21, 2016 the Boeing 737-800 (tail number EW-456PA) of the airline “Belavia” carrying out flight B2-840 route Zhuliany (Kyiv) – Minsk was forced to return to airport of departure. On Board were 136 passengers and 6 crew members”, – said the press service of the Belarusian airline.
“To 15:36 for 50 km to entering the airspace of the Republic of Belarus to the aircraft commander received an order from the air traffic controller of the district center “Kiev”, which is a state enterprise of air traffic services “UkSATSE”, an immediate return to the departure airport without giving any reasons. It was also stated that in the event of failure of the team in the air will be raised by fighters”, – is told in the message.
The ship came back, with the side removed of an Armenian citizen, who was later sent to Minsk on a different flight.
As reported in “UkSATSE” received information from the SBU about the need to return the aircraft of the airline “Belavia” to the airfield of departure and this requirement has been met. This information was also confirmed in the press service of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine.
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