Photo: Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation / RIA Novosti
The crash of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, which killed 41 people, identified serious problems in the aviation industry. This was stated by Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, reports TASS on Wednesday, may 29.
According to him, security issues of passenger transportation are still relevant, and the Prosecutor General’s office for several years requires public bodies and airlines for their solution.
In particular, he explained that the state program of flight safety does not meet international requirements,the relevant obligations are not fulfilled. “Until now, not identified the target and acceptable level of safety, as well as the person responsible for the implementation of the program, which was not updated since 2008,” — said the Prosecutor General.
Chaika also said that from 2017 in Russia as a result of prosecutorial inspections from the flight was suspended 550 pilots, stopped the activities of two aviation training centres and 160 cancelled flight certificates.
In addition, it was found that more than 400 civilian aircraft have illegal modifications to the model structure without carrying out the necessary research and certification.
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