In Krasnodar territory rescuers at the bottom of the Kuban river found the body of one of the three Marines missing after parachute jump as part of the exercise. Looking for other soldier continued, reports TASS citing a source knowledgeable about the course of the search operation.
The press service said that the search operation area was expanded along the bed of the Kuban river. According to the information portal Life, the soldier killed was tentatively identified as Sergeant Kurilov S., born in 1992. The body of 24-year-old Sergeant is lifted from the bottom of the Kuban river.
“After several hours of searching from the bottom of the Kuban river, took the body Kurilova S. it is Known that over body was carried several hundred metres from the crash site. The search for the remaining missing soldiers continues”, – explained to journalists a source in law enforcement bodies.
Currently in the rescue operation involved one thousand people, the military, emergency workers and police, informs GTRK “Kuban”. Failure of the landing Marines on the water might occur due to pilot error. This alleged version of the incident was voiced by the experts, journalists.
Yesterday in a press-service of the southern military district reported that in the Krasnodar region are searching for three Marines who disappeared after parachute jump during exercises. They landed on the water in the river Kuban.
In the message the press service of the southern military district said: “on November 24 when performing military personnel Novorossiysk airborne compounds routine training parachute jumps in the Temryuk district of the Krasnodar region three soldiers landed outside the specified landing on the water surface of the Kuban river”.
On the site of an earlier started its work, the Commission command of the airborne troops, in conjunction with law enforcement.