Overseas Network, Jan. 22, according to Russia Today, 22 local time, a flight from Sulgut, Russia, to Moscow returned due to unusual circumstances. Reported that one passenger on the flight asked the plane to divert to Afghanistan. Russian satellite news agency said a passenger on the plane was armed and asked to change the route. Today, Russia reported that the passenger was mentally unstable.
It is reported that there are 69 passengers and 7 crew members on the Boeing 737. The airliner has landed in Hunter Mansisk, Russia.
A Russian airliner was hijacked by passengers on board and asked to be diverted to Afghanistan
A Russian Airlines passenger hijacked an airliner on the 22nd. Sources said that the plane had planned to fly from the Russian Siberian city of Sulkut to Moscow. A passenger on board asked the plane to fly to Afghanistan and pass the appeal to the ground through the air traffic control department. It is said that the plane has landed at present.