Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
“The linear division of the MIA of Russia at the Tolmachevo Airport received a message that the crew of an aircraft departing from Novosibirsk to Moscow needed help of the police.
Arriving policemen found that three men behaved aggressively in the cabin of the aircraft. They were taken to the duty unit,” said the official representative of the MIA of Russia Irina Volk.
A medical examination confirmed the presence of alcohol in the blood of each of the detainees at a level of 1.6 to 2.7 ppm.
In respect of the air passengers, protocols on an administrative offense were drawn up, as provided for by Article 20.21 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation. The collected materials were sent for consideration to the Obskoy City Court of the Novosibirsk Region. The aircraft after an hour delay flew to its destination.