The airport Simferopol was not captured
The spokesman of the airport Simferopol in the Crimea Igor Stratilati made a statement on Thursday evening to the Echo of Moscow that a group of armed people left the airport. According to him, about 50 people burst into the territory of the airport with Russian flags. «They thought that Ukrainian landing force landed in our airport, but when they checked and made sure that it did not happen, they apologized and left,» Igor Stratilati said.
He added that the airport operated in normal mode.
According to the electronic display on the web site of the airport, all arrivals and departures are in accordance with the schedule, with no delays.