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Convicted perpetrators of the Lviv tragedy

June 25 2005
12:24

On Friday, was sentenced in the case of the tragedy at Lviv airshow.

The most severe punishment - 14 years in prison - was the crew commander of the Su-27 "Vladimir Toponar. That he was piloting a fighter jet, which during the air show three years ago, crashed into spectators.

Long sentences received, and other defendants - the co-pilot and the show's organizers. The pilots have said they will appeal the verdict.

Recall that the Sknylivs'kyi airfield in Lviv in 2002, Ukrainian speech "Falcon" was to be the highlight. At the airport has gathered more than 10,000 people. "Su-27" had to perform two pieces and left in the third - a forward loop with the rotation. "

In the list of victims in Ukraine - 77 people, among them - 29 children, the youngest was 11 months.

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