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Major of Ukraine’s Air Force sentenced to 12 years of prison for state treason
09:11, 24 June 2016
Major of Ukraine’s Air Force sentenced to 12 years of prison for state treason

Serviceman tried to flee to Russia on plane

09:11, 24 June 2016

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The court of Starokostyantyniv disctrict, Khmelnytsky region, central Ukraine, sentenced major of Ukraine’s Air Force to imprisonment. He is charged with state treason and an attempt to escape to Russia on a reconnaissance plane. Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office reported this on Friday.

The pilot passed enemy information about his flight schedule. As he was in the air, he declined from the planned flight path, ignored the ground control center’s warnings and attempted to set contact with the unknown persons. He headed to the state border with Russia but had to land on an airfield in Ukraine.  

The court considered all circumstances of the case and found the perpetrator guilty of state treason. He was stripped of his military rank and sentenced to 12 years in jail.  

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