At the scene of the wreck of the «Heroes of the Arsenal» in the Kerch Strait resumed rescue operations. On Board the ship there were 12 people. On the eve of one crew member was rescued, also lifted from the water the bodies of three dead. The fate of eight sailors remain unaccounted for.
Dawn resumed the search and rescue operation on a place of wreck of cargo ship «Heroes of Arsenal» in the Kerch Strait, reports «TV Center». On the first day of work was pulled from the water the bodies of three dead sailors, another was saved. Also in the area of the crash found two empty suit.
The fate of eight crew members remains unknown. Criminal case, Rostransnadzor has created a Commission to investigate the causes of the crash.
The incident occurred in the night of Wednesday. The cargo ship «Heroes of Arsenal» with 12 crew members on Board was EN route from Azov port of Rostov region in Turkey. About 4 o’clock in the morning the captain sent a distress signal. The cause of the crash is not yet established. It is possible that the disaster could lead to adverse weather conditions at night in the area of the accident was a strong wind and storm, and the age of the vessel, he is about 40 years.