The airline company Belavia flight B2-840, EN route from Kiev to Minsk, he returned to Kiev Zhulhany airport threatened to raise fighters for the activist Armen Martirosyan – it RIA “Novosti” calls “antimaydanovets”, who went from Kiev to Moscow. From the words on the page in Facebookwhere he commented on the incident, says that he heads the public organization “Civil Union”.
“Belavia” on the eve reported that on Friday, the Boeing 737-800, performing flight B2-840 route Zhuliany (Kyiv) – the Minsk, was forced to return to airport of departure. On Board were 136 passengers and six crew members. According to the company, for 50 km to entering the airspace of Belarus to the aircraft commander received an order from the Ukrainian Manager on an immediate return to the departure airport without giving any reasons. It was stated that in the event of failure of the team in the air will be raised fighters. The commander of the aircraft has complied with the received indication.
After boarding the aircraft by law enforcement agencies of Ukraine was shot one passenger – the citizen of Armenia. After this the aircraft flew to Minsk and landed safely.
Later it turned out that the Board took Martirosyan. He said that after the conversation, law enforcement officers let him go, and he flew to Minsk on the next flight. In published photos from the airport of Minsk. To the question about why he was detained and then released, answers evasively: “call a friend” a lot”.
The airline apologized to passengers for the inconvenience. The airline intends to demand from the Ukrainian state enterprise “ukraeroruh” reimbursement of costs associated with the return of the aircraft to the international airport “Zhulyany”.
The security service of Ukraine at the time of this writing, the incident did not comment.