In Omsk have raised on the Irtysh river sunken the boat now towed her to the shore. About it “RIA Novosti” has informed a source in law enforcement bodies of the region.
“Currently the yacht is raised, it is now being towed to shore for inspection by investigators,” he said. The interlocutor of the Agency noted that the cause of PE could be congestion of the vessel and improper distribution of passengers. He added that the yacht is owned by the sailing Federation in Omsk region.
In the Federation, the TASS news Agency in turn reported that the yacht “Olga” is owned by the famous yachtsman Omsk Victor Otmakhova, who last year as a boatswain took part in the polar expedition on the yacht “Siberia”. Olga belongs to the class of “gonna” and is a quite reliable ship,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
A pleasure boat sank in 10 metres from the right Bank of the Irtysh river at a depth of 7 meters. On Board were seven people, five were rescued and the fate of two remains unknown.