Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Relief of the Russian Federation

03/04/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/04/2018 08:38

Rescuers from Magadan rescue fishers

Rescuers have detected a devastation of ice field while patrolling the Bay of Gertner in the Sea of Okhotsk. There were fishers on the ice field and their lives were endangered by the devastation of the field.

Rescuers from the Magadan Branch of the Far Eastern Search and Rescue Unit of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and inspectors of the State Small Vessels Inspectorate provided information to the fishers about the situation. It was decided to evacuate all the fishers from the ice-field. 2 Khivus-10 hovercraft were involved into the operation.

During the rescue operation, one man required medical aid. When he was delivered to the shore, the injured was passed to the ambulance workers.

14 people and 5 units of equipment were involved into rescue operation.