The French General was suspected of flying a combat aircraft for personal purposes

The Minister for the Armed forces of France, Florence Parlee ordered to begin a preliminary investigation in respect of General Richard ribola the suspected use of training and combat aircraft for personal purposes. It is reported BFMTV.

The reason for the start of the inspection was the publication in the weekly Canard enchaîné. It is alleged that the officer repeatedly used the Alphajet aircraft to fly from the place of service (Bordeaux) in Provence, where his private residence. From August 2016 such flights was committed at least ten.

Thus the General not only used military equipment inappropriately, but also state-owned spent fuel that was not paid. After the inspection, the officer could face disciplinary punishment

General REBOL is the Deputy commander of the French air force, and, concurrently head of the training center for training pilots in Bordeaux.

Alphajet — light jet aircraft for the German-French development. Used for pilot training. Is armed with a number of European, African and Asian countries.