In the next few hours completed the active phase of the rescue operation at the crash site of a cargo ship in the Black sea. As reported in the Maritime rescue centre, the chances of finding survivors are almost gone.
The active phase of the rescue operation at the crash site of a cargo ship in the Black sea will be completed in the next few hours. This was reported by TASS with reference to the Maritime rescue coordination centre of Novorossiysk.
«Since the chances of finding survivors are almost there, the decision on the termination of the active phase of the rescue operation in the coming hours» — said a source in the center.
The wreck of the cargo ship «Heroes of Arsenal» took place on the night of Wednesday. The vessel followed from the port of Azov, Rostov region in Turkey. On Board were 12 people. The cause of the crash is not yet established, however, it is possible that disaster could cause adverse weather conditions. Night in the area of the accident was a strong wind and storm. In addition, the cause of the crash could be the age of the vessel, who was about 40 years.
During the rescue operation, with the surface of the water was raised three bodies. The victims already identified is the Russian citizen and two citizens of Ukraine. Unknown is the fate of eight people. One person managed to save.
Identified the bodies of the three victims in the crash of a cargo ship in the Black sea
At the crash site of a cargo ship in the Black sea found a boat without people
In the Black sea was wrecked ship «Heroes of Arsenal»