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Company Ilyushin "found" guilty "

August 22 2005

Company Ilyushin sees no need to suspend all flights of Il-96-300 because of the single failure of the braking system. This was stated by Director General Aviation Complex. Ilyushin Viktor Livanov.

"We see no need to suspend the operation of the IL-96-300 as a whole because of the single case of system failure UG-151, since it does not lead to a decrease in safety and the issue of a replacement can be solved very simply, is now being done," - he said.

Livanov explained that a special commission under the leadership of the head of the Federal Service for Transport Supervision Alexander Neradko completed the investigation into the incident in Turku with a board number 0016.

"In conclusion, the commission says that the reason for failure of the braking system was the workmanship of one set of unit at Balashikha Casting-Mechanical Plant, that is a manufacturing defect, bearing a single character," - said Livanov, RIA Novosti news agency.

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