Drunken passenger flew to Afghanistan

Drunken passenger flew to Afghanistan

Detained seized flights from Surgut to Moscow.


To 12 years of imprisonment threatens the resident of Surgut Pavel Shapovalov, who tried to steal Afghanistan, the aircraft “Aeroflot” carrying out flight Surgut—Moscow. In the case of employees of the aviation security service and airport police, and at the same time against the organizers of the flight probably will check to find out why on Board was drunk, but still not quite adequate to the passenger.

On Board the aircraft “Aeroflot”, flying from Surgut to Moscow, the man in a condition of strong alcoholic intoxication suddenly required to change course and deliver it to Afghanistan. The invader claimed that he had a gun and tried to break into the cockpit. Acting on the instructions of the attacker pilots in the cockpit is not allowed, deciding to sit down at the nearest airport of Khanty-Mansiysk.

According to the service FlightRadar24, after 10 minutes after takeoff in the area of Nyagan (Khanty), the plane began to adjust course towards the city Soviet, and later turned back in the direction of Khanty-Mansiysk. In the area Vasyuganskoe state natural reserve Board began a sharp decline and the first attempt landed at the international airport of Khanty-Mansiysk.

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Landing of Boeing-737, on Board of which there were 69 passengers and seven crew members, was successful, after which the aircraft was towed to the far Parking lot, designed for helicopters. The plane was immediately blocked by security forces — special forces Regardie, and on Board climbed the staff of the regional FSB and the guards.

The invaders offered no resistance and was arrested. Weapons if it is not found. The gun on video filmed by passengers discharged special forces soldier, was belonging to the enforcer.

The attacker was a resident of Surgut Pavel Shapovalov. Official representative SKR Svetlana Petrenko said that the invader was in a state of alcoholic intoxication, and had already been brought to criminal liability — damage to property. The Ural investigative management on transport of SKR brought criminal case under paragraph “C” of part 2 of article 211 of the RF criminal code (stealing of the aircraft, coupled with the threat of violence; punishment — till 12 years of imprisonment).

News, “This man never walked on the plane and threatened passengers”

A passenger flying from Surgut to Moscow aircraft:
This man was initially on Board, but I was sitting at the end of the plane and did not see him some action you did out there. That is, he did not go on the plane, threatened the passengers.

Passengers, which “Aeroflot” has sent reserve Board, promised in the near future to deliver it to Moscow. As of on-line company, the flight is delayed at the airport for more than 10 hours and will take off on 23 January at 02:40.