here and now (2000) 11/27/2000
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AnnotationThe plane crash of the IL-18 aircraft near Batumi. October 25, 2000.
Publication of the results of the work of the State Commission to identify the cause of the death of the military aircraft IL-18 near Batumi (Georgia).
According to the conclusion of the commission, the crew's errors during the approach, as well as the facts of the fuzzy operation of the airport's control service, were identified.
Tatiana Anodina explains the reasons for the transfer to the International Aviation Committee (IAC) of an investigation into the crash of a military aircraft.
The crew and ground crew errors are described in detail.
Tatyana Anodina emphasizes that the commission reveals only the reasons, and not the perpetrators of this air crash.
To identify the perpetrators, the prosecutors of Russia and Georgia opened a criminal case.
This event is compared with the Yak-40 plane crash in Sheremetyevo, which caused the death of journalist Artem Borovik.
Tatyana Anodina shares the details of the investigation of the technical causes of this catastrophe.
The statistics of wrecking of aircrafts of charter flights are given.
PersonnelAnodina Tatyana is the chairman of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC).