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Scorpion, who saved the Russian sailors, serving home

August 8 2005
13:43

In the next hour and a half, the last aircraft the U.S. Navy, who arrived with equipment for rescue, a disaster born with bathyscaph, leaving the Kamchatka Peninsula, said the airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Departure aircraft with devices "Scorpio" and other equipment the United Kingdom were the most significant contribution to the rescue of the crew bathyscaph, scheduled for Tuesday morning local time.

Recall that the incident with the bathyscaphe in Birch Bay in the Bering Sea became known on 4 August. It turned out that the submersible with seven sailors on board at a depth of nearly two hundred feet became entangled in fishing nets, ropes and hoses. It took three days to conduct a rescue operation.

On Sunday, at 16.19 on Kamchatka time (in Moscow, it was early morning) AS-28 surfaced after the British unmanned vehicle "Scorpio" cut all fetters which held bathyscaphe, RIA Novosti news agency.

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