NOVOSIBIRSK, 23 Feb – RIA Novosti. Two passengers of the Novosibirsk-Moscow flight on the morning of February 23 staged a riot on board the plane, which was at the Novosibirsk Tolmachevo International Airport, criminal cases were initiated, the West Siberian Investigation Department for Transport of the Investigative Committee of Russia reports.
“The Novosibirsk Investigation Department for Transport of the West Siberian SU in the Transport of the Investigative Committee of Russia has opened criminal cases against two local residents on the fact of public insult and the use of violence against transport police officers,” the message says.
According to the Investigative Committee, early in the morning of February 23, 2021, two men, while intoxicated on board an aircraft preparing to fly from Novosibirsk to Moscow, grossly violated public order and swore obscenely at others. The crew called the police.
“When trying to take the suspects to the duty station to draw up a protocol on an administrative offense, they resisted and used violence against the transport police. After the suspects were brought to the duty station of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia at the Tolmachevo airport, they continued their aggressive actions and publicly insulted the police officer,” – told in management.
Currently, both suspects have been detained. All the circumstances of the incident are established.