Interpol will look for Crimean aircraft-violators

The Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARK) and the city of Sevastopol (located on the mainland of Ukraine) appealed to the UkrBureau of Interpol to search for planes violating the order of entry and exit to the occupied peninsula At the request of the Prosecutor's Office of the ARK, another 81 planes were arrested for violating the rules of international flights over the occupied peninsula. At the same time, the Prosecutor's Office of the autonomy appealed to the Ukrbureau of Interpol to include 109 previously arrested violating planes in the international search base. In total, about 500 aircraft of Russian airlines that illegally operate scheduled passenger flights to the occupied Crimea have been identified and arrested for violation of international flight rules and Ukrainian law.   NOTE - since March 2014, Ukraine closed the airspace over the occupied Crimean peninsula due to inability to ensure flight safety and to overally organize the air traffic. All airports in occupied Crimea have been officially closed by Ukrainian authorities.

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