Holiday shores has not seen

Holiday shores has not seen

Of EMERCOM in the Volgograd region completed the search and rescue operation at the crash site of the catamaran “Elan-12”, on Board of which there were 16 people, 11 of them died. The incident occurred in the Central district of Volgograd on the evening of 11 June, when the ship struck the barge followed the tug “Captain Vecherkin”. Rescuers lifted from the bottom of the Volga river sank the ship in which he discovered the body all night missing women. Southern investigatory management on transport of Investigatory Committee of Russia (TFR) is investigating the case on the fact of violation of safety rules of movement of water transport, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons (part 3 of article 263 of the criminal code).

Clash of the catamaran with one of the two barges, followed by dry-cargo ship “Captain Vecherkin” took place in Volgograd at about 22:00 250 meters from the Volga river near the monument “the Extinguisher”. The catamaran sank it, according to the latest data, there were 16 people, 10 of them died at once, five saved. One woman until Tuesday morning was missing, but rescuers found her body when he brought up the catamaran from the bottom of the river.

“With relatives of victims psychologists, — reported in regional management of the Ministry.— Continues the work of the interdepartmental operational headquarters.”

The sunken vessel was owned by the former head of kalachevsky district of the Volgograd region Dmitry Hachalav. His name is listed among the dead. According to sources, “Kommersant”, the consequence checks the information on whether or not Mr. Hachalav at the helm of the ship.

In the investigation Department on transport this information refused to comment.

According to the regional emergencies Ministry, a 12-seater craft was overloaded and moving about in the dark without navigation lights.

The catamaran left the island Hungry and moved to the shore near the monument “the Extinguisher”. The captain doesn’t have time to react to the appeared on its way to the tug and barge, and at full speed crashed into her. Most passengers were unable to escape as they were located in the internal space of the catamaran. Life jackets on people was not.

Three people rescued crew of “Captain Vecherkina”, and two more arrived on the scene rescuers.

Three people were hospitalized with injuries and hypothermia.

South transport Prosecutor’s office began check of observance of requirements of legislation on traffic safety on water transport. The significant ship received no damage. According to information from the Supervisory authority, and killed one minor.

Among the dead, and the commander of No. 1 platoon No. 2 obdps traffic police UMVD the Russian Federation across the Volgograd Vitaly Negras, whose birthday was noted by the company. The passengers were in a state of alcoholic intoxication. In GU MVD in the Volgograd region not comment about the presence of police on the catamaran, which was moving along the Volga river in violation of the rules of swimming.

In search and rescue work has been involved 1.4 thousand people — the staff of the Ministry of internal Affairs and Regardie. At night, the Governor of the Volgograd region Andrey Bocharov held at the scene of the meeting of the operational headquarters.

The owner of the sunken catamaran Dmitry Hachalav was engaged in the hotel business, was the co-owner of OOO “Rumynskie spaces”. In 2009, he was convicted of the attempted rape of a civilian wife of his friend, firing his gun at the leisure of the camp and the beating of the police officer. The court sentenced him to four years in a General regime colony.

The dry-cargo ship “Captain Vecherkin” belongs to Nizhny Novgorod JSC “Volga-fleet”. None of the JSC “Volga-fleet” numbers “b” is not answered.

Sergey Petunin