The cause of the plane crash in Brovary, in which the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine died, was pilot error, which was facilitated by the flight altitude and poor visibility in foggy conditions.
Another reason why, in fact, the height was chosen is the fear of missile strikes from Belarus, reports today. edition “Strana”, referring to its sources in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and preliminary data from the examination of the plane crash.
According to sources, the pilot was flying too low in conditions of limited visibility due to fog and noticed the high-rise building late. According to the interlocutor of “Strana” in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he chose this route because of fears of missile attacks from Belarus:
“Our ECM (electronic jamming) was working. It affected navigation. The pilot decided to fly through Brovary. There was fog and there was no light, so the red lights on high-rise buildings were turned off. he no longer had options to prevent a disaster. He abruptly took a roll and the helicopter fell on the nearest kindergarten. “
Recall that as a result plane crash On January 18, 14 people died, including one child, 25 people were injured, 11 of them were children. Among the dead were the Minister of Internal Affairs, his first deputy and the State Secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.