Azerbaijan Denies Russia Access of Plane Flying Through Armenia
SOCHI, Moscow (ArmRadio)—The air authorities of Azerbaijan refused the Russian Il-76 military transport aircraft to fly to Syria through its air space, forcing the plane to return to the airport in Sochi.
Quoting a conversation between the command post and the pilot, the plane was flying in the Syrian direction through Armenia.
Flights from Azerbaijan to and through Yerevan are not allowed; the flight is prohibited, the dispatcher said. The crew was instructed to return to the Sochi airport.
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