In relation to overflight of some districts of the city of Rome occurred yesterday, made the first tests, l’ENAC is going to have a precautionary suspension of the license of the pilot at the controls of the helicopter and it is giving information to the police headquarters in Rome.
“From an initial reconstruction of events,” explains a press of the institution, “the flight was carried out by a private person who took off from the helipad of Terzigno, in the province of Naples, to the helipad Romanina, using a single-engine helicopter R22. Arriving to Rome has asked the control tower for permission to traversing of controlled airspace, by then a detour for Rome at an altitude below the minimum, about the city, cannot be less than 1.000 feet, or about 330 m. Overflights of the city of Rome is still forbidden for any single-engine helicopters. The launch of edge, Moreover, is prohibited unless specifically authorized that the merchant had not. Highlights, Therefore, I was not given any permission, by ENAC, on the fly or fly over the city of Rome.”
Source: The Flight