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    A private Cessna-172 airplane landed on a military airfield in Belarus without permission, the Belta news agency reported on Monday.

    A private Cessna-172 airplane landed on a military airfield in Belarus without permission, the Belta news agency reported on Monday.

     

    The pilot, a Minsk resident, was detained.

     

    He had taken a few friends on board to give them “a bird’s eye view of the city” but had to make an emergency landing due to a technical problem.

     

    The pilot had not asked air traffic controllers for landing permission.

     

    It was uclear whether the passengers were also detained.

     

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