Crump, Karrenbauer insists that permission to land in Moscow

the Ministry of defence of Germany discuss with the Ministry of foreign Affairs the situation with a statement about the refusal of Russia to allow a stopover in Moscow plane German air force evacuating citizens of Germany from the Chinese Wuhan. Earlier it was reported that from-for shortages of capacities on the ground in Moscow to the German plane, the exporting of German citizens from the epicenter of the spread of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV, had to refuel and change crew in Helsinki.

According to the Minister of defence of Germany Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer, the plane had permission to fly over Russian territory, permission to land were also promised, however, everything happened differently. An official statement on the insufficient capacity of airport in Moscow, she promised to discuss with the German foreign Ministry next week.

According to the German tabloid Bild, the Airbus A310 of the air forces of Germany took from Wuhan 144: 108 Germans, 34 Chinese, one Bulgarian and one American. There, while the plane was on the ground, the news about the refusal of Russia to the intermediate landing of the plane in Moscow.

the message in the “Twitter” the German air force, the plane has already departed from Helsinki to Frankfurt. Meanwhile, a source in aviakrug reported RIA Novosti: Russia will not give foreign aircraft, exporting their citizens from the Chinese Wuhan, permits for technical stops in Russia.

#coronavirus: Die letzte Teilstrecke einer langen Reise hat begonnen! #Team_Luftwaffe auf dem Weg nach Frankfurt. pic.twitter.com/4OIYQrqSq6

— Team_Luftwaffe (@Team_Luftwaffe) February 1, 2020