As reported by “Interfax”, the Bombardier of the Russian airline on the night of 5 January, they flew from Sakhalin in the Kuril Islands. When he reached a height of 6 thousand meters, controllers noticed approaching the airliner at the same altitude of an unidentified aircraft, which did not respond to queries from the earth, said the Agency interlocutor.
“The decision was made to emergency lowering of a passenger plane in order to avoid a dangerous approaching or even mid-air collisions,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
To get in touch with the pilot of the unidentified aircraft dispatchers and failed. According to the source Agency, was able to capture the signal aircraft radar transponder of an unidentified side. According to the international classification it belongs to aircraft of NATO, the source said.