U.S. charges 4 Belarusian officials with air piracy over diverting Ryanair flight

Jan. 20 (UPI) — The Big Apple City prosecutors on Thursday charged 4 Belarusian government officials with one rely of aircraft piracy for his or her position in ultimate summer’s pressured touchdown of a Ryanair flight for the purposes of arresting one dissident journalist.

On Might 23, Ryanair Flight 4978 from Athens, Greece, to Vilnius, Lithuania, with a few A HUNDRED AND SEVENTY passengers on board, including four Americans, was pressured to land in Minsk after coming into Belarusian airspace under the escort of a MiG-29 fighter jet in reaction to a purported bomb threat on board.

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