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Criminal case on the sinking of a ship with passengers sent to court in Kamchatka

Criminal case on the sinking of a ship with passengers sent to court in Kamchatka
Photo: KAMIINFORM

In Kamchatka, a criminal case was sent to the court on the fact of the sinking of the small ship "Tikhiy". The captain and passengers drowned with the ship.

According to "KAMINFORM”, The tragedy took place on June 14, 2020 in the water area of ​​the Avacha Bay. "Quiet" transported cargo to the ship "K. Emerald ”, which took him in tow, while several safety requirements were violated. At the same time, the captain of "Tikhoy" did not take measures to ensure the safety of navigation, removed the towing rope from the fishing vessel. After that, he continued to move on his own.

But outside of the designated navigation area, water accumulated on the "Tikhoy" cargo platform. After that, because of the GAZ-66 car he was transporting, the ship heeled and capsized. Three passengers were killed along with the captain.

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