Aviaregister US to comment on the situation with the operation of Boeing 737 in Russia


WASHINGTON, November 6. /Corr. Andrew Shitov/. Federal aviation administration USA (FAA) plays only a supporting role in the dialogue with Russia regarding safety on American Boeing 737 /”737/”. This is evidenced by the statement of the Ministry, provided in response to request Corr..

“The FAA is helping the Russian service for the investigation of accidents as a “consultant” when the NTSB (National Bureau of USA transport security), which was designated as “authorized representative” of the United States in the investigation of the incident in 2013 with Boeing 737 in Kazan, – stated in the document. In accordance with the rules of the NTSB and International civil aviation organization (ICAO) about the investigation of the incident with the American aircraft outside the United States the FAA cannot comment about ongoing investigations”.

On Thursday it became known that the interstate aviation Committee (IAC) has suspended the certificate of a Boeing 737 in Russia until receipt of a joint notice to the Federal air transport Agency and Service certification of type of aircraft U.S. airworthiness of the aircraft. This is stated in the letter from the POPPY heads of departments of the Russian Federation and the United States, posted on the organization’s website.

In the letter, signed by the Chairman of Aviation register of the Vladimir Bespalov and directed, in particular, to the FAA, States that the POPPY twice in 2015 received letters from the Russian aviation authorities about the urgent need to rework the steering system the height of a Boeing 737.