The plane, due to a fault of which the evacuation of Residents of the former USSR from Nepal last for a few days, at the time of departure was serviceable, and before that was renovated at the plant in Nikolaev.
"The plane was in Nikolaev repair in 2014," said acting commander of the Ukrainian Air forces Sergey Drozdov, noting that at the time of departure from Ukraine He was in good condition.
However, continued Drozdov, in connection with the occurred failures of the aircraft when conducting transport operations in a safe place for Residents, the repair company will be made of the complaint." the company will be responsible for failures ", - He said, reports the news Agency. First of Nikolaev center for investigative journalism reported, during recovery, the Airplane was established scrapped parts, and the documentation was forged. As told on Thursday thrushes, while approaching the airport in new Delhi, the crew noticed a slight deviation in one of the engines, but the vessel was given permission to land and He landed successfully. In the process of detailed inspection of the liner was a fault of one of the units of the engine, which was delivered by diplomatic pouch. However, due to problems at customs for about 8 hours have passed customs clearance of the unit, then it took time for its installation and commissioning. In the media before it was declared that was brought not one detail, but a Ukrainian Official denied this information. According to Drozdova, from the beginning of the Ukrainian Board was 200th in line to pick up in Kathmandu, but because of the shift in the schedule in connection with the repair liner airport guide revised schedules Ukrainian aircraft landing at a more later time. After receiving permission, the Plane upon arrival to the airport " another hour spun on him in connection with a high load of the air Harbor, about three hours the crew was expecting the permission for the entrance to the terminal. Authorized Ukrainian defense Ministry said that for the opportunities landing Il-76 at the airport in Kathmandu due to the restrictions limitations it was decided to minimize the number of fuel tanks of the aircraft. He said that due to the destruction of the only functioning runway at the airport was allowed landing only aircraft weighing up to 100 tons, from the very beginning, the mass of the Ukrainian side was about 150 tons. Blackbirds also said that due to the poor wealth runway at Kathmandu airport Ukrainian Plane has damaged one of the tires, which was subsequently replaced on the way back to new Delhi. In addition, He said, there was a delay with planting almost 1. 5 hours in the airport of Baku. All these factors led to a General delay in the carriage in a safe place Ukrainian Residents, summed up the acting commander of the Air force. Before Thursday the Acting Head of the SSES of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiriak said that the main mistake during transportation to a safe place of Ukrainians from Nepal was the lack of a unified control center. Yesterday the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov has acknowledged that his country was not ready for transportation to a safe place its Residents from Nepal. The Il-76 Ukrainian Ministry of defense with the rescuers in the cabin began flights from Kiev for transportation to a safe place Ukrainian Inhabitants from Nepal on 30 April with a stopover in Delhi to refuel. However, due to failure of the Aircraft held in the Indian capital for five days and landed in the Nepali capital Kathmandu only on 5 may. Late in the evening on the same day He flew to Delhi. On Wednesday, the Ilyushin Il-76 arrived in Baku, and on the night of Thursday returned to Kiev with 87 evacuated. All these days on social networks photo spread with Ukrainians, staying overnight at the airfields, stories about How evacuees delivered meals-one lunch for 3 people. Separately discussed the identity of the IO head of the Ukrainian state service for emergency situations (SSES) Zoryan Shkiryak, who took a trip at government expense civilian spouse. The official said that she flew to Nepal at his request and in place of assisted victims of the earthquake people. On the evacuation of Ukrainian Inhabitants of Kiev Treasury it has been allocated about 6 million hryvnias (16, 6 million).