the Airplane Il-96-300 special flight detachment “Russia” on March 23, passed over the St. Petersburg Pulkovo airport, but did not land. About it reports to “Fontanka”.
According to witnesses, the aircraft was on the landing, fell to the side of the left lane, but not landed, and lifted up his nose and flew away. “And he never came back,” added the sources.
the Newspaper notes that weather conditions do not interfere with the fit. According to her, the plane this day was transporting officials, and made a training flight to practice different maneuvers.
It was, according to the online service Flightradar24, talking about the Il-96-300 with tail number RA-96023. On March 23 the aircraft took off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport and after two hours returned to, making a u-turn near St. Petersburg.
it is Known that the plane with the same number was in Buenos Aires during the Russian-Argentine security operation to prevent the delivery of a large consignment of cocaine into Europe, that confirmed, in particular, the Argentine authorities. However, in the office of the President, who is subordinate to the WORDS “Russia”, denied this information.