Wednesday, September 13, the Khimki city court sentenced the passenger who in may of this year staged a brawl on Board of «Aeroflot», flying from tel Aviv to Moscow, to six months in prison, reports TASS with reference to the press service of «Aeroflot».
The airline did not mention the name of the brawler, however, noted that this sentence was the first case of attracting passengers to criminal liability after the adoption of the amendments to the criminal code, providing punishment for disorderly conduct on Board an aircraft.
New article on hooliganism, increasing the penalties for aviakerosene have been introduced in the criminal code in April 2017. It provides for a fine in the amount from 300 thousand to 500 thousand roubles or obligatory works for the term up to 480 hours, correctional labor for up to two years of forced labor or imprisonment for up to five years.
The portal Pravo.ru the name of the convicted person. This 50-year-old Israeli citizen Evgeny Petrukhin.
On the website of the Khimki city court about the investigation was published the following: «a Citizen of the state of Israel P. accused of committing vandalism, expressing clear disrespect for society, committed on air transport, that is an offense under paragraph «C» of part 1 of article 213 of the criminal code. As follows from the materials of the investigation, a citizen of P., may 18, 2017, being the passenger of flight «Aeroflot» SU-503 on the route «tel Aviv – Moscow» in a state of alcoholic intoxication, expressed in relation to staff and to passengers profanity, demonstrating the dismissive attitude of the crew and the dignity of citizens, drank alcohol, tried to leave the aircraft thereby endangering the flight safety and life of passengers, has repeatedly expressed the intention to withdraw smoke from the plane, running during the flight between the rows».
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