The Kremlin said the cancellation of the air parade over red square
The cancellation of the aerial part of the Victory parade is due solely to bad weather conditions, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. He explained that the order of the Supreme commander or the Minister of defence is not required for this.
Aviation did not participate in the military parade in honor of the 72th anniversary of the great Patriotic war due to bad weather conditions, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
As reported by Interfax, Peskov said that “the cancellation of flights not had any order of the Supreme commander or the Minister of defence: has the security environment in the conditions when military aircraft can’t perform its tasks.”
Cloud was nearly 150 meters, and the aircraft is below 500 feet of cloud cover, for safety, to fly not dominatrici Pescovitz Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation
The former commander Military-air forces of Russia Pyotr Deinekin told the news Agency that before the parade weather over red square “deteriorated”.
Thank God that was canceled, because the risk for the sake of spectacle sense not Keeper Dancyville commander of the Russian air force
He recalled that in the history of aerial parades in the Soviet time there was a tragedy. In this regard, the decision of the command of the parade should be considered correct.
He also noted that in the past have been the cancellation of the flight of aircraft in weather conditions. According to him, the pilots can fly in such conditions “in operational use” and solving problems “in the clouds, and night, out of sight of land.”
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