"On 28 April we left the capital of Republic of Sudan, Hartum. On 28 and 30 April we got to the Egypt cities Assyan and Cairo. On May 1 we were in a Turkish city of Dalaman and on the 2nd of May we already got to Varna, Bolgaria. "- told aircraft commander Evgeny Popko.
The flight lasted for five days. Head of Flight Safety Inspection
Sergey Yurik states that it is a complex task to cover such distances. "Intercontinental flights can be completed only by professional and experienced pilots that are fit enough to endure such along distance", stressed Yurik.