The crying “Anatoly Krasheninnikov” could have sunk due to the displacement of the cargo, which led to the tilting and tipping of the vessel. This was announced by the Minister of Special Programs and Cossack Affairs of the Kamchatka Territory Sergey Khabarov, reports TASS.
Khabarov added that at the moment the version with the shift of the load is the main one. “But finally everything will become clear when they interrogate the second mate,” he said.
The vessel “Anatoly Krasheninnikov” sank in the waters of the Gulf of Kambalny of the Sea of Okhotsk on Friday, November 9. On board were 13 people, 10 of them were rescued by a nearby ship. The search for the captain and his two assistants. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, at the scene was observed the excitement of the sea up to 2.5 meters and the wind. The water temperature is about six degrees.
The wreck was registered in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. At the time of the crash, it transported building materials and equipment to the village of Palana in the north of Kamchatka.