AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas has appeared on Sky News to discuss the hijack of the Ryanair 737 to Belarus and vaccine passports on Sky News.
According to Aviation Herald a Ryanair Sun Boeing 737-800, operating flight FR-4978 from Athens (Greece) to Vilnius (Lithuania) with 126 passengers and 6 crew, was intercepted by a MIG29 and in Belarus airspace, and forced to divert to Minsk (Belarus).
Five passengers did not continue on the flight. They were three Russian nationals, Roman Protasevich a Belarus citizen, and his fiancee.
Mr. Protasevich is an activist.
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