Foreign pilots working in Russia screened for mental disorders

Foreign pilots in Russian airlines will be checked for psychological and stress.

Verification will be purely temporary and selective, with the main reason for this is a psychological disorder in «Germanwings» pilot who, according to preliminary data intentionally crashed airliner with people on board. Checks will affect both relatively new foreign pilots employed in the Russian airlines, as well as those who have been working here for a long time.

It is expected that these measures will improve the safety conditions of passenger transportation in the country.