In the Congo fired on a passenger plane of Air France

MOSCOW, 12 APR – RIA Novosti. Passenger aircraft French airline Air France, who arrived in Congo for the export of French citizens to their homeland because of the coronavirus, was fired at the airport of Pointe-Noire, according to Agence France-Presse with reference to representatives of the airline and the sources.

“Air France confirms that the night of April 11 owned airlines Airbus A330 was damaged because of the incident at the airport in Pointe-Noire,” – said in a statement.

it is Reported that at the time of the incident the aircraft was parked and on Board there was no crew or passengers. The source told the Agency that the fuselage of the plane were visible bullet holes. He added that the shots were made from the Kalashnikov.

the Airline reported that the flight to Paris was scheduled for Sunday, but now the flight is delayed for 24 hours to produce the new aircraft. The damaged aircraft will replace the Boeing 777-200, which will arrive in Republic of Congo from Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle. The return flight to Paris will take place on Monday morning.