UzAirways returned the plane flying to Russia

On February 24, Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military operation in Ukraine.

UzAirways had to return a plane flying to Russia due to the situation in Donbas.

An Uzbekistan Airways plane flying from Namangan to Krasnodar was forced to return thanks to the outbreak of hostilities in the Donbass

Because of airspace closure for flights of civil aircraft in the Rostov region, on February 24, 2022, flight HY-9825 on the Namangan-Krasnodar route was forced to return to Namangan International Airport.