The Russian Department of State oversight of civil aviation, Gosavianadzor conducted a total of 185 “ramp checks” of civil aircraft of the Russian Federation during the month of December 2011. The results of checks on 93 aircraft revealed 225 comments.
The following aircraft were temporarily grounded until the issues were resolved:
- Barkol Mil Mi-8T helicopter RA-25600;
- Polar Airlines Antonov 26-100 RA-26061.