Amphibian aircraft be-200 arrived in Magadan and prepares for departure to the area of the sinking of the trawler "far East" in the sea of Okhotsk, said Fins news Commissioner of Central Board of EMERCOM of Russia on the Kamchatka Krai.
Large Autonomous trawler "far East" sank in the sea area of 300 km from Magadan in the night on Thursday. In the cabin of a ship according to final data, were 81 citizen of Russia and 51 alien. Of the 132 people who were on Board the trawler, 119 lifted out Of the water (56 dead). Remains unknown fate 13 fishermen. On inaccurate data, missing or dead are considered to be four Ukrainians, 18 Residents of Myanmar, 1 Latvian, 1 Moldavian and 4 citizen of Vanuatu. The rest were killed or missing - the citizens of Russia.
"Be-200 has already arrived in Magadan and placed in readiness for departure. In the near future He will come to the area of the sinking of the trawler and join the quest. In addition, in the area of disaster came rotorcraft Mi-8, It will bring the "Andromeda" Lekarstva and medical supplies - to-Korsakov to go a couple of days, for this reason, they have the ability to do the job. Then the Andromeda will move in the direction of Sakhalin ", - said the interviewer.
according to his statement, rescuers will decide whether to take someone From sailors in Magadan. If emergency assistance will not be needed, I rotorcraft will overflying the territory.
first it was claimed that the vessel "Andromeda" deliver to the surviving sailors and the bodies of the crew members in the town of Korsakov on Sakhalin. On a day when sailors will arrive on Sakhalin, in the field, and equally in Primorye will announce the mourning.
Be-200 - Russian amphibian Aircraft developed by the Taganrog behalf of the company Beriev company and manufactured at the Irkutsk aviation plant. In 2008 the production of the be-200CHS moved to TANTK behalf of the company Beriev company. On a number of performance unmatched in the world.
He is one Of the most unusual and versatile aircraft in recent years. Model be-200 was developed on the basis and with the use of thought inherent in the predecessor - the amphibian A-40. The plane can take off from land and water surfaces. The main areas of application are the security of water surfaces, environmental missions, fire fighting, moving passengers and cargo. Export version powered by rolls-Royce and Allison. 1st flight of the specimen be-200CHS was held on 24 September 1998.