The leadership of the southern military district confirmed the death of missing in landing the paratroopers who landed in the water and drowned. Upon the death of the military in the Krasnodar territory criminal case under article negligence.
“In a press-service of the southern military district confirmed the fact of death
three soldiers of the Novorossiysk airborne compounds, which in the course
landing on November 24 landed outside the specified landing
on the water surface of the river Kuban”, – said the representative of the southern military district
“Interfax” on Saturday.
A preliminary picture of the incident is as follows: due to low cloud soldiers
when immersed in water did not have time to detach the parachute system, a parachute and dragged them to the bottom. “On the site
the Commission is of the command of the airborne troops, together with
law enforcement agencies”, – said the representative of the press service.
The previous evening was found the body of one of the troopers. TASS reports that by Saturday morning found all three of the body, and upon death criminal case is brought. “The military investigation Department of the Novorossiysk garrison of the RF IC initiated a criminal case under part 3 of article 293 of the criminal code – “negligence, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
The reason why three soldiers were landed out of a given platform on the water surface of the river Kuban, is not yet known.