MOSCOW, June 15 (RAPSI) – A court in Russia’s Omsk will proceed with a criminal case against CEO of a commercial organization, who stands charged with embezzling over 333 million rubles (about $5 million) during the execution of a state contract for the supply of flight simulators ATR and Cessna airplanes’ and Bell helicopters, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports.

The businessman is also accused of illegal actions during bankruptcy, the statement reads.

According to investigators, the defendant signed four ATR, Cessna and Bell flight simulators supply contracts for the needs of the Ulyanovsk Institute of Civil Aviation and the Omsk Flight Technical College of Civil Aviation worth over 590 million rubles ($8.4 million) between 2012 and 2016. However, he was not going to fulfill them in a proper way.

Some simulators failed to meet technical enquiry and required standards, others were not delivered to the state customer. Advanced payments totaling to more than 100 million rubles were embezzled. Damage caused to the state was estimated at more than 333 million rubles, according to prosecutors.