Export flight 394 with the Russians on Board flew from new York to Moscow, said Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.

“Only that the plane was off the ground. Today return Home 394”, — quotes Antonova page Embassy in Facebook.

He said that among the passengers there were 17 infants.

According to him, the plane had 72 people who needed repatriation as a matter of urgency.

Earlier official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova told about the return of Russians to their homeland.