The General Director of «VIM-Avia» called the accusation of theft is absurd

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in photosangelina airline VIM-Avia at the airport Domodedovo. archival photoThe General Director of «VIM-Avia» called the accusation of theft is absurd© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

The General Director of airline «VIM-Avia» Alexander Kochnev considers absurd the accusation on the case of embezzlement of money of the passengers, told RIA Novosti his lawyer Mikhail Voronin.

«While he didn’t testify, just physically could not — since yesterday evening he is in the UK. With line protection it will be determined later, but the accusation was a complete surprise to him, and he considers it absurd,» — said the lawyer.

Earlier Kochneva and the chief accountant «VIM-Avia» Ekaterina Panteleeva detained, investigators in the near future they would be charged. The co-owners of the airline Rashid and Svetlana Mursekaev fled abroad, now SK sets where they are.

The situation with the flight «VIM-Avia» has become aggravated in the end of last week, and on 25 September, the airline officially admitted that she has no money to continue. Charter flights «VIM-Avia» stopped, however, the regular continues to perform. The issue of transporting its passengers in control of Rosaviation and Ministry of transport.

The total debt of the airline before creditors, according to Rosaviation, is seven billion.