Irkutsk region Governor forced Aeroflot to delay flight
The press service of Sergey Levchenko called it "another provocation."
The late arrival of Governor of the Irkutsk region Sergey Levchenko caused the delay in the departure of the Aeroflot aircraft. Passengers of the Irkutsk-Moscow flight (SU-1441) were forced to sit amid reek about half an hour, Znak.com reports.
Eyewitnesses reported that Governor Sergey Levchenko detained a plane for half an hour. According to one of the passengers, public figure Alexey Tupitsin, the Head of the region with his wife missed the plane. "People sat for half an hour and waited for Levchenko and his wife to enter the salon," Tupitsin wrote on his Facebook page.
Tupitsin writes that "flight attendants could not give an adequate answer to passengers' question about the delay in the flight." "It is possible only in Russia," Tupitsin wrote.
The press service of the Governor of the Irkutsk region called the statement of the public figure "another provocation."