Yesterday evening it became known that fighters of the Swiss air force escorted the Russian plane with the Kremlin pool to the border with France. Moscow expects explanations about this, as the clearance was received.
Liner Special flight detachment “Russia” Il-96-300 18 Nov went to Peru, where on November 19-20 will host the APEC summit. In the plane were the members of the delegation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, including the head of the FSMTC Alexander Fomin, accompanying persons and journalists from the pools of the President.
While flying over Switzerland, the passengers saw in portholes military fighter jets. Panic did not allow the crew of the ship, who said that such support is practiced in different countries. The Swiss air force escorted the Russian ship to the border with France.
Video support has published one of the journalists.
Moscow sent Vienna a note to explain the reason for the incident. As reported TASS the press service of the Embassy, the flight authorization was obtained in advance.
“In dfae sent a note expressing confusion and seeking clarification,” – said the Embassy.
Note that in this adventure spitzbart not ended. The liner is stuck in Lisbon due to a fault in the ignition module. The Kremlin sent a pool of spare the special, which not only will bring new parts, but also will bring the Russian delegation to Lima, but only in the evening.