Venezuela accuses Uruguay of putting plane at risk by not allowing overflight and refueling

When the aircraft was over Uruguayan airspace, the aeronautical authority of that country revoked the overflight permit, forcing the plane to return to Buenos Aires, where it has remained since then and expects a resolution of its situation before the Argentine Government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On June 16, the Venezuelan government issued a communiqué expressing its rejection of the «irresponsible handling» of the aeronautical authority of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay when it revoked the overflight permit of Emtrasur Cargo's Boeing 747, involved in a controversy due . . .

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