In St. Petersburg has fined the pilot flew the helicopter under the bridge footing

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The Petrograd district court of St.-Petersburg has appointed a penalty in the amount of 150 thousand rubles Eugene Kuzovlev, who flew the helicopter under the bridge footing of the Western high-speed diameter, the criminal proceedings against him are terminated, reports the United press service of the courts of the city.

During the investigation it was established that on 10 August the pilot of a helicopter Gazelle SA-0682G of hooliganism, in violation of existing prohibitions, flew at a maximum height of 25 metres under the road overpass and between the pylons of the cable-stayed bridge across the Petrovsky channel (mouth of the Malaya Neva and Malaya Nevka) of the highway «Western high-speed diameter». It was noted that the pilot threatened the safety of drivers and passengers of cars and excursion vessels in the waters of the rivers Malaya Neva and Malaya Nevka. A criminal case was initiated under article «actions that threaten the safe operation of vehicles.»

The case came to the court with the petition of the investigation about the termination of criminal proceedings, criminal prosecution, and the appointment of the measures of criminal-legal character in the form of a fine.

As reported by the United press service of the courts of St. Petersburg, Kuzovlev explained to the court that the helicopter was purchased in pieces for Assembly were invited experts from Serbia. The helicopter was not on the account. Pilot certificate Kuzovlev received in 2012, after the expiration of its validity period in 2013, was unable to extend. It is noted that Kuzovlev admitted his guilt and repented of his actions.

«The Petrograd district court of St.-Petersburg has stopped the criminal case against Yevgeny Kuzovlev, accused of committing a crime provided by article 267.1 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation… the Court appointed a fine of 150 thousand rubles», — stated in the message.

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