The Ukrainian side agreed to offset the costs for the incident
with the return of flying to Minsk, the Belarusian Boeing 737 in Kiev
Zhulyany airport, and now the issue of the amount of compensation
the General Director of airline “Belavia” Anatoly Gusarov.
“We work with Ukrainian colleagues, to determine the compensation
costs. In the near future this question will be closed” – quoted him
the statement of the Belarusian Agency BelTA.
“We started to count the amount now in the process of negotiations: some
the costs they assume, that is not bill us. When it
finalized, will be created the cost of damage. But
I can say that it’s a small amount,” he said.
According to Gusarov, the incident goes beyond the norms of ICAO (International
Civil Aviation Organization international civil
aircraft of the UN, establishing norms of air travel).
happened, goes beyond the international legal framework for aviation
messages that are clearly stated in the relevant documents. But our
colleagues in Ukraine are somewhat different understand the situation. Today
all estimates have been given of what happened at the Ministry of foreign
Affairs, the Department of civil aviation. And we are grateful to the crew,
which turned out to be in a stressful situation, but acted calmly,
competently and fully ensure the safety of flight and passengers,” he added.
The Director of the aviation Department of the Ministry of transport and
communications of Belarus Vladimir Kostin, in his turn, noted that
the crew of “Belavia” in a situation of returning the Board to Juliani acted
properly, reports TASS.
“The return of the use of force is a violation of
international rules and regulations, putting pressure on other aircraft
the state, he said. – If fighters were raised, it
could develop into more serious international conflict.”
A note of protest with the requirement to recover all financial costs and
costs caused by the actions of the Ukrainian side was presented
October 22, chargé d’affaires of Ukraine to Belarus Valery
The dzhigun the Belarusian foreign Ministry.
The incident occurred on October 21. Boeing 737 of airline “Belavia”,
on Board were 136 passengers and six crew members,
50 km to entering the airspace of Belarus has received
a memo from the Manager air traffic management regional center
on immediate return to the departure airport, with the commander of the ship
reported that “in the event of failure of the team in the air will be raised
After landing with the aircraft law enforcement
Ukraine shot a passenger, a citizen of Armenia Armen Martirosian
the activist of Antimiani. It inspected and sent to Minsk
The head of the security apparatus of Ukraine Oleksandr Tkachuk first
information about threats to the Belarusian crew, and after the publication
decoding of negotiations of crew with the Ukrainian SBU Manager in the incident blamed
the human factor: “it’s possible that it worked
the human factor, and this is fiction, people overdid it,” the
said the representative office.