Analysis: Pressure grows for sensitive Belarus air safety probe

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By Jamie Freed and Tim Hepher SYDNEY/PARIS (Reuters) – Pressure is growing for an impartial safety probe into the forced landing of a Ryanair jet in Minsk, including review of the plane’s black boxes – a move fraught with sensitivities over access to evidence, aviation experts said. International condemnation of the scrambling of a fighter jet and the use of what turned out to be a false bomb alert to divert the flight to Minsk and detain a dissident Belarusian journalist has focused mainly on accusations of state-sponsored hijacking and rights violations. But Europe’s aviation regulator said …

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