The foreign Ministry responded to the accusations of Estonia in violation of the its borders
The flight of the aircraft Il-96 special flight detachment “Russia” office of the President of Russia was negotiated and passed normally. About TASS said the representative of the Department of information and press of the foreign Ministry, commenting on the accusations of Estonia in violation of the border by Russian aircraft flying squad.
According to him, we are talking about the plane, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. He “flew to Finland for a visit. All flight documents have been agreed,” — said the representative of the Department of information and press. He added that “the crew aboard any warning messages not received”.
That Il-96 special flight detachment “Russia” office of the President of Russia has violated the airspace of Estonia, said the country’s defense Ministry on 5 may.
The Estonian military said that the incident occurred on the Northern coast of the country on may 3
As reported by Estonian edition Delfi, the incident occurred near the island of Vaindloo, which is located in the Gulf of Finland.
According to the defence Ministry of Estonia, the transponder of the Russian Il-96 was included in the moment when he crossed the border. The Ministry said that the Estonian air navigation services flight plan from the Russian aircraft has not received, and “no radio”.
In 2017 it is the first such incident, said the Estonian military. They also recalled that last year the Russian aircraft violated the air border of the country seven times.