Part of the Russian delegation and journalists of the “Kremlin pool”, which from-for breakages of the plane Special flight detachment (SLO) “Russia” did not manage to arrive in Lima to the beginning of the APEC summit, flew to the capital of Peru. The Il-96-300, which flew the Russians fixed it. In Lisbon sent reserve Board, but then decided to fly the ship with fixed problem, reports TASS.
The press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Elena Krylova said that the repair of the plane took less time than the execution of all necessary documents to back side.
The office of the President of the Russian Federation in which conducting part of the Special flight detachment “Russia”, previously decided to send to Lisbon a backup plane that brought the spare parts. The repair took about two hours.
Before the engine of the aircraft Il-96-300 SLO “Russia” a fault was found. It happened in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, where the liner sat down to refuel. The decision was made to replace the liner. Members of the delegation and journalists placed in city hotels. In total, the delay was more than 22 hours.
Krylova said that the Il-96-300 out of service ignition unit of the engine. The parts had to be delivered from Moscow. According to her, in 15 years this is the second case of a similar failure.