The Investigative Committee of Belarus stated that there were two letters about the bomb on board the Ryanair flight. The first came before the plane turned to Minsk, the second – after
The Investigative Committee of Belarus said that the National Airport Minsk received two letters about the bomb on board the Ryanair flight, which made an emergency landing in Minsk.
It has already been established, to which we draw special attention, that there were several messages about the “mining” of the aircraft received through the Swiss anonymous mail service ProtonMail – at 12:25 and at 12:56. At the moment, the records of conversations with the pilots of the aircraft are being studied and analyzed in detail, and numerous other investigative actions are being carried out.
Earlier, the ProtonMail service said that the message about the “mining” of the Ryanair flight was sent after the plane turned to Minsk. According to the transcript of the negotiations between the flight crew and Belarusian dispatchers, which was published by the Ministry of Transport of Belarus, the plane received a message from the dispatchers about the bomb at 12:30 and began to turn towards Minsk at 12:45.
The Dossier Center, which had previously published a copy of the email about the bomb, said that at 12:25 it was sent to the e-mail of the administration of the Lithuanian Airports, and at 12:57 – to the post office of the Minsk National Airport.
The Belarusian authorities said that the message about the bomb on board the Ryanair flight was sent on behalf of the Palestinian organization Hamas. however, she denied any involvement in the message.