Belarus sent a fighter jet to force Ryanair flight FR4978 – which had departed from the Greek capital, Athens, and was bound for Vilnius in Lithuania – to land, claiming there was a bomb threat. It touched down in the capital Minsk at 13:16 local time (10:16 GMT) on Sunday.
Brian Viner is the Editor-in-Chief for Call Centre News Fior Reports. Viner cover Business and Commodities news. Prior to joining Call Centre News Fior Reports, he was a columnist on The Independent. Besides being a hardcore reporter, he is the author of seven books – all non-fiction. Viner is married to the novelist Jane Sanderson; the couple has three children.