Rescued three crew members sank in the Black sea dry cargo ship

Rescued three crew members sank in the Black sea dry cargo ship

Moscow. April 19. INTERFAX.RU Three of the 12 members of the crew sank in the Kerch Strait vessel rescued, have informed Agency “Interfax” the official representative of southern investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation.

“Hotline” of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Крым8 (3652) 55-09-07″hotline” of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of КрымПодробнее8 (3652) 55-09-04Телефон trust of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Crips environment in the Kerch Strait was wrecked cargo ship “Heroes of Arsenal.” On Board were 12 people. In the search and rescue operation involved several ships and helicopters of the emergencies Ministry and the defense Ministry

“According to investigators that are in the area of the crash, rescuers were able to pull out of the water three sailors, with information about other crew members specified”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, on the fact of wreck of cargo ship prosecuted under part 3 of article 263 of the RF criminal code (violation of safety rules of movement and operation railway, air, Maritime and inland water transport, which entailed by negligence the death of two or more persons).

Earlier it was reported about one rescued sailor.

According to the “Rosmorrechflot”, the incident with the ship “Heroes of the Arsenal”, sailing under the Panamanian flag, occurred on Wednesday at about 03:40 in the Black sea in a violent storm in 14 km from the line under construction the Crimean bridge.

Due to a storm, the cargo ship with a displacement of 3.5 thousand tons split in two, and tatooles service of “Rosmorrechflot”

According to him, of the 12 crew members, two Russians, including the captain, nine Ukrainians and one Georgian.

According to preliminary reports the press service of the Crimean emergency Department, the ship “Heroes of Arsenal” was EN route from Azov to Turkey with a cargo of grain. The search is complicated weather conditions — wind southwest 20 m/sec, sea up to 4 points.