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Izvestia: Searches were carried out in the Federal Air Transport Agency due to the sale of aircraft abroad

Izvestia: Searches were carried out in the Federal Air Transport Agency due to the sale of aircraft abroad

Employees of the Federal Security Service (FSB) conducted searches at the main office of the air transport agency (Rosaviation). The reason was the sale of planes and helicopters abroad, the Izvestia newspaper reports, citing sources.

It is noted that in the office of the Federal Air Transport Agency on Leningradsky Prospekt in Moscow, documents were seized – in offices, etc. O. Head of the Flight Safety Inspection Department Kristina Byvalina and Deputy Head of the Department of State Registration of Civil Aircraft, Rights and Transactions with Them Petr Kozyrev.

As a result, two criminal cases were opened regarding the illegal removal of 59 vessels from Russian jurisdiction, including the Il-76 and Mi-8. It is clarified that 36 aircraft and helicopters were deregistered due to sales abroad. 21 of them were bought by residents of states outside the EAEU, and eight were sold to unfriendly countries, the media clarifies. The newspaper also claims that helicopters were used by Ukraine against Russia, and planes delivered cargo with the transponders turned off.

A case of negligence was opened against Mr. Kozyrev, Ms. Byvalina and her former deputy Anna Zhiltsova. Byvalina is also involved in a criminal case for abuse of power. According to media reports, from the beginning of the military operation, employees of the Federal Air Transport Agency deregistered planes and helicopters, violating presidential decrees and government regulations.

The newspaper also writes that the former head of the Federal Air Transport Agency, Alexander Neradko, may be involved in the case. The media notes that the audit became the basis for his resignation in September 2023.

Source: Rosbalt

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