‘Ivolha’ boat, which flipped over in offshore Odesa region, had all safety regulations violated on it. In particular, there was insufficient number of life-saving equipment for all the passengers.
After the first examination of the lifted Ivolha boat, which sank in the Black Sea on Oct. 17, at least two dead bodies were found inside.
The Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi city district court of the Odesa region has arrested Oleksandr Knyshev, the captain of Ivolha boat which sank off Zatoka coast on Saturday, for 60 days.
The preparation to refloat Ivolha boat, which sank near the town of Zatoka in the Odesa region, was started yesterday evening (Oct. 18). The unscheduled inspection of all small vessels starts today.
The victims of the Ivolha boat crash, which happenned near the village of Zatoka, are currently safe.
The Cabinet of Ministers created a government commission to investigate the Ivolha passenger boat crash near the village of Zatoka (Odesa region).
Survivors of the Ivolha boat accident, who were taken to the hospital, disclosed some details of the tragedy.
Yesterday at 4p.m., Ivolha boat sank in the Black Sea near the town of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Odesa region). There were 36 passengers on board.