Investigators of territorial administration, State Bureau of investigation (RRT) in Melitopol are investigating the circumstances surrounding the emergency landing of a military aircraft MIG-29.

“According to preliminary information, 10 April 2020, about 21 o’clock, the pilot of one of the military units of the Armed forces of Ukraine, which is stationed in the city of Melitopol, during a routine landing of the MiG-29 violated flight rules, which led to the damage to the aircraft. In the incident no one was hurt,” – the press service of the RRG.

In fact the proceedings have been initiated under article 416 (violation of flight rules, which led to serious consequences) the Criminal code of Ukraine. Investigators RRG carried out the inspection of the landing of the aircraft and establish the causes of the accident.

The sanction of article prescribes punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term of 5 to 15 years.