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Следствие ужесточит обвинение по делу о катастрофе вертолета в Сочи The result perekvalificirovat the prosecution in a criminal case about the crash of the helicopter in the Adler district of Sochi, which killed two people, reports the Agency “Interfax-South”, citing a source in the press service of the southern investigatory management on transport SK of Russia on Friday.

“Due to the fact that the number of deaths in an aviation accident of people increased, the investigator will be required to reclassify the article of the charge with part 2 of article 263 of the criminal code part 3 263 criminal code (violation of safety rules of movement and operation of vehicles, entailed death of two or more persons)”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

He also said that the conclusions of the investigation about the reasons of falling of the helicopter AS350, as well as on the perpetrator of the incident will largely be based on the results of the investigation and the conclusions of experts of Interstate aviation Committee (IAC) who currently continue to work.

A crime under part 3 of 263 of the criminal code punishable by compulsory works for a term of up to five years or deprivation of liberty for a term up to seven years.

Earlier it was reported that the piloting error and technical failure are considered as major versions of the helicopter crash. The helicopter is a private company engaged in tour transportation, November 1, fell from a height of 15 metres near the house on the street of cimlyanskaya, Vesele village of Adler district of Sochi.

As a result, one person was killed and five were injured and were taken to the General hospital Sochi. One of the injured later died.

According to preliminary data of the TFR, “a tour company has arranged a helicopter ride tourists in Sochi.” The Federal air transport Agency does not exclude that crashed in Sochi the helicopter was carrying tourists in violation of the current air legislation.