In the state Duma proposed a 10-fold increase in the insurance of the crews

Moscow. November 12. In the state Duma suggest to increase the amount of mandatory insurance of members of crew ten times – up to one million rubles.

The relevant draft law was prepared by the head of the Duma Committee on financial market Nikolay Gonchar (United Russia), the document is published on Thursday in the basis of legislative activity of the lower chamber.

The bill proposes to establish the sum insured for each member of the crew of an aircraft under a contract of insurance against accidents in the amount of not less than 1 million rubles, while the insurance payment should be carried out “irrespective of any benefits on other grounds”.

Thus, the amount of insurance in case of injury to life, body or health of crew members of the aircraft will be comparable to the size of the insurance sum of passengers of the aircraft.

At the present time, article 132 of the Air code of the Russian Federation the sum insured for each member of the crew of an aircraft if the life insurance or health set at not less than one thousand minimum wage that currently stands at 100 thousand rubles.

At the same time the sum insured in respect of passengers of an aircraft for causing harm to their life or health is at least two million rubles per passenger.