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.