The Russian research ship of the black sea fleet of the estuary as a result of collision with a cargo vessel YOUZARSIF H the cattle 30 miles from the Bosphorus Strait.
“27 APR 2017 11:53 GMT in the South-Western part of the Black sea, 40 km North-West of the Bosphorus Strait, the research vessel of the black sea fleet of the estuary as a result of collision with a vessel Ashot-7 got a hole starboard side below the waterline”, – stated in the message of the defense Ministry.
Victims among crew members no.
In the area of the incident directed the ships of the black sea fleet. From the composition of rescue forces of the Navy took place off the rescue team by plane An-26. The Russian Ministry said that the victims among the crew members there.
Later Daily Sabah reported that off the coast of Turkey in the Black sea lost 15 Russian military as a result of collision of two ships and 45 were saved.
19 April it was reported that the cargo ship Heroes Arsenal sank in the Black sea near the Kerch Strait.