The court in October will start the case about the crash Falcon Vnukovo

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotosensibile landing in Vnukovo international airport, archival photoThe court in October will start the case about the crash Falcon Vnukovo© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The solntsevsky court of Moscow on 4 October will start the case against three of the defendants about the disaster of the Falcon aircraft in Vnukovo airport that killed the head of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie, told RIA Novosti lawyer, Manager Alexander Kruglov Denis Slavutsky.

«Scheduled a preliminary hearing in the Solntsevo court, on 4 October, 14.00», — he said.

Under the law, a preliminary hearing will be held behind closed doors.

As reported, the solntsevsky court of Moscow on March 2, 2017, allocated in separate manufacture business in the relation of the head of the flight Vnukovo airport Novel Dunaeva and air traffic controllers Alexander Kruglov and Hope Arkhipova.

The same court on 7 July 2017 sentenced the driver of the snow machines Vladimir Martynenko to four years in prison, and the senior shift engineer Vladimir Ledenyov — to 3.5 years, but in connection with Amnesty in honour of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war freed them from responsibility. The court also did not recover from the defendants compensation in favour of the victims, later the Moscow city court confirmed this decision.

On the night of October 21, 2014 at Vnukovo airport, crashed on takeoff, faced with a snow machine, jet Falcon 50EX airline Unijet. The crash killed four people — the President of the French energy group Total Christophe de Margerie and three crew members.

According to investigators, snowblower, at the wheel which sat in a state of alcoholic intoxication Vladimir Martynenko, breaking all the rules, left on the runway that did not control Vladimir Ledenev. Head of flights Roman Dunayev, dispatcher Alexander Kruglov and Nadezhda Arkhipova, as suggested by consequence, knew of the potential danger to aircraft, but not reported it to the pilots. The result was a collision.