June 19, 2009

russian plane violated indian air space-2009 june

A Russian military cargo aircraft AN-24 on Friday night intruded into Indian airspace from Pakistan and landed at the international

airport out.

As the plane entered into Indian airspace without the right code, it was escorted to Mumbai airport by Indian Air Force planes, a spokesman of Mumbai International Airport Limited spokesman said here.

The MIAL spokesman said the plane with Russian markings came from Pakistani airspace and was escorted over the Mumbai airport by IAF planes.

The cargo aircraft landed at the airport at around 2240 hours after being allowed by the Air Traffic Control.

Security forces have surrounded the aircraft.

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