On Kunashir due to fog couldn’t get the plane, the aircraft had to return to Sakhalin

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotoracconti. Archival photoOn Kunashir due to fog couldn’t get the plane, the aircraft had to return to Sakhalin© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

Aircraft with passengers on Board could not land at Mendeleyevo airport on Kunashir island and was forced to return to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, reported Monday RIA Novosti in the press service of the airport of the regional center.

«The plane took off from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Kunashir on Monday 09.50 (01.50 GMT), weather permitting. However, during the flight the weather conditions have deteriorated. On approach to the island the airline because of the low cloud decided to deploy the ship and send it back to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the employee of the airport Board landed at the airport of the regional center in 12.41 (04.41 GMT).

«If once again will not prevent the fog, the residents of Yuzhno-Kurilsk fly to the island tomorrow,» — said the employee of the airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

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