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Russian ramp checks find 225 safety issues
31 January 2012

Russian ramp checks find 225 safety issues

31 January 2012

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 […]

Russian ramp checks find 24 serious safety issues

21 October 2011

The Russian Department of State oversight of civil aviation, Gosavianadzor conducted a total of 279 “ramp checks”  of civil aircraft of the Russian Federation during the month of September 2011. The results of checks on 150 aircraft revealed 311 comments, including 24 observations that affected flight safety (Category 3). The following aircraft were temporarily grounded until […]

Russian accident airline warned for safety shortcomings in ramp checks

11 August 2011

Russian airline Avis-Amur had been warned by Russia’s transport safety regulator in March and May 2011 regarding safety shortcomings on their Antonov 12 aircraft. On August 9 the Antonov 12 operated by Avis-Amur crashed while returning to Magadan, Russia after reporting a fuel leak and engine fire. All eleven on board were killed Rostransnadzor said […]