Armed passenger of Surgut-Moscow flight demanded heading plane towards Afghanistan

Armed passenger of Surgut-Moscow flight demanded heading plane towards Afghanistan

There has been no official information about the hijacking of an aircraft yet.

According to the preliminary data of Ren TV, a plane that was on his way from Surgut to Moscow was hijacked by an armed man. Earlier, Interfax informed that one of the passengers demanded to turn the aircraft to Afghanistan.

There has been no official information about the hijacking of the aircraft yet.

It is unknown which company operated the flight. However, according to the airport's online desk, at 3 pm, an Aeroflot aircraft flew from Surgut to Moscow. A source of Ura.ru at the airport of the Yugra city also confirms that the incident occurred on board of the Aeroflot plane. A request has been sent to the press service of the airline.

Data from the FlightRadar service show that an emergency situation did take place aboard the AFL1515 aircraft. This is how the plane’s flight path looked at 13:53 Moscow time:

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