Russia's Interstate Aviation Committee yesterday released its final report on last September's Aeroflot Nord 737-500 accident near Perm that killed all 88 onboard, finding that the pilot who "lost spatial orientation" had been drinking. IAC Deputy Chairman Alexei Morozov told reporters that an examination "detected the presence of ethyl alcohol in the crew commander's body before his death" and that the captain's "regime of work and rest in the period preceding this aviation accident was a ...

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