Belavia airways company reported that its employees recorded the negotiations with air traffic controllers, who allegedly threatened to raise the fighter jets, in case of refusal of the pilot to return aircraft to the airport.
This was reported by the agency RIA Novosti, referring to the Belavia deputy general director Igor Cherginets.
"Recording of the crew talks with terrestrial services is conducted on all airplanes. If necessary, we will decipher and provide it." - Quoted agency Igor Cherginets.
Earlier, it was reported that the Boeing of Belavia with Ukrainian side's threats to lift into the air fighters was returned to Zhulyany airport. Belarusian side expects an official apology and demands a compensation of all financial costs and expenses caused by the actions of the Ukrainian side.
The Security Service of Ukraine reported that Boeing was returned in the Zhulyany to ensure that there is no national security threat. Also SSU deniaed information that Belarusian pilot was threatened. "Is it possible to take seriously the information that the fighters can be raised in the sky against a civilian airliner?", - wrote in Facebook SSU press secretary Elena Gitlyanskaya.