Pilot, businessman convicted of organizing illegal parachute jumping activities
MOSCOW, January 9 (RAPSI) – A court in the Leningrad Region has given a pilot and a businessman a 3-year suspended sentence each for organizing illegal parachute jumping, a statement released on the Investigative Committee’s website reads.
According to investigators and the court, the defendants rendered services on air transportation of people in violation of safety requirements.
From 2015 and 2016, they transported over 1,100 people for jumping by an unregistered airplane having serious technical malfunctions.
The case had over 90 volumes. The plane was seized from the defendants.