The number of air incidents in Russian civil aviation has increased in 2007 almost twice up to 11 cases - Ministry of Transport RF.

Eleven aviation incidents (including 7 accidents) and 921 incident has happened with civil airplanes of commercial aviation of Russia in 2007. About it is spoken in the message of Ministry of Transport of Russia, informs Russian information server with the reference to source: ITAR-TASS. Year earlier in Russian civil aviation has taken place six aviation accidents and 892 incidents. Besides, in 2007 with airplanes of general purpose aviation there were 12 aviation incidents, from which 6 accidents.

Middle age of aircraft’park of the main passenger airplanes grows and makes 20 years. Middle age of regional’ aircraft park comes nearer to 32 years, it is marked in the message.
As minister of transport of the Russian Federation Igor Levitin at session of the Interdepartmental commission of flights safety of civil aviation has noted, the safety of flights is a priority task of Ministry of Transport, informs the PRIME-TASS. Thus for the state it is necessary to pay the big attention to toughening of requirements to all elements of aviation - transport system and the organization of the control over their execution minister considers.