MOSCOW, December 3. Significant violations in the activities of “Kogalymavia”, whose plane crashed October 31 in the Northern Sinai, following the results of checks are not found. This was reported to journalists by the Deputy head of the Federal Agency for transport supervision Vladimir Chertok.
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Russian A321 disaster: a month after the attack
“There are various violations that are eliminated, do not directly affect flight safety or requires you to resolve within a certain period. If it’s a violation of some kind of significant, Yes, this could lead to the revocation of a certificate of the company, such violations are not detected. There are procedural violations – no documents of any someone neochen, they will be eliminated in accordance with the act. Until now only act,” he said.
Disaster in Egypt
The A321 aircraft to the Russian airline “Kogalymavia” carrying out flight Sharm El-Sheikh to St Petersburg, crashed on 31 October, after about half an hour after departure. The wreckage was found about 100 km to the South from the administrative centre of province Northern Sinai city of El Arish, near the settlement of El Hasna. In total the plane was 217 passengers and seven crew members, none survived. Most of the dead were Russians. On Board were also four Ukrainian citizens and one Belarusian.
On 17 November, the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the collapse of the A321 was the result of a terrorist act. According to Bortnikov, the wreckage of things and traces of explosives foreign production. “Our professionals, on Board an aircraft in flight explosive device with power up to 1 kg in a trotyl equivalent, therefore there was “shredded” aircraft in the air, what explains the variation parts of the fuselage of the aircraft at a great distance,” informed the head of the FSB.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin promised that those responsible and involved in the attack with the A321 aircraft in Egypt will be found and punished. The head of state has ordered to reinforce the strikes of Russian aviation in Syria “so that perpetrators understand that retribution is inevitable”.
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Revocation of a certificate until the question
To the question whether revocation of the operating certificate of the airline, he said, “While not talking about it. Now there (in the report) simply the fact of violations. We are obliged to investigate the inspectors find out in the course of the investigation who was guilty and for him to apply measures of compulsion or sanctions.” According to him in Rostransnadzor understand that on Board the aircraft was an explosive device. “The final conclusion will be made by the Commission for the investigation of the crash, which is headed by Egyptian authorities, and the Russian Federation is one of the members of this Commission,” he said.
Aviaperelety with Metrojet aircraft company (“Kogalymavia”)
January 24, 2010, at the airport Mashhad (Iran) passenger aircraft Tu-154M (registration number RA-85787), owned by Kolavia (Metrojet former name, it “Kogalymavia”) during landing in difficult weather conditions, he gets into gear, in the process of braking there was separation of the tail fin. The victims were not, 40 people were injured. The liner carried out flight from Isfahan to Mashhad by order of Iranian airlines Taban Air.
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April 27, 2010 at the Domodedovo airport Kolavia Airbus A320, 9819 EN route flight from Moscow to Hurghada (Egypt), returned to the airport after making an emergency landing. Victims and victims were not.
January 1, 2011 a passenger plane Tu-154B-2 (registration number RA-85588) Kolavia, carrying out flight 348 from Surgut to Moscow, caught fire while taxiing at Surgut airport. Was evacuated 134 passengers and crew members, during the state of emergency three persons were lost, 40 got wounds. The liner is completely burned.
31 October 2015 passenger aircraft Airbus A321-231 (registration number EI-ETJ) Metrojet, EN route flight 9268 from Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) to St. Petersburg, disappeared from radar in the area of the Sinai Peninsula. On Board were 224 people – 217 passengers and seven crew members. The aircraft was manufactured in 1997, at the time of this flight he was 18 years and 6 months. Soon, Egyptian media reported about the discovery of the wreckage of an airliner.