The wreckage of “Progress” in Tuva will be looking for drones

Обломки "Прогресса" в Туве будут искать беспилотники

The operational group of firefighters sent to the scene of the alleged fall of the cargo spaceship “progress” in the Ulug-Khem coal district of Tuva, surveyed the territory and found its wreckage; the next area examined with the help of drones, told RIA Novosti the representative of EMERCOM of the Republic, Luisa Seville.

According to her, in a single duty dispatching service of the Ulug-Khem district of the resident of the village. ishtii-Khem, it was reported that high in the sky on the North side, he saw flashes, like shooting stars.

“The operative group of the fire garrison surveyed the surrounding area around the settlement. ishtii-Khem in common with a radius of 2 kilometres and the nearby forest on the South side of the village. Debris fall cargo of the spacecraft found. Also mobilized groups examined were the vicinity of two settlements Chaa-Khol, Chaa-Khol district and Sug-Aksy Sut-Khol, which also found no debris,” she said.

According to the MOE, “to survey areas in Piy-hemsky district alerted the operational group of Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in Tuva, equipped with drones”.

Launched to the ISS cargo spacecraft “Progress-MS-04” crashed on Thursday evening at an altitude of 190 kilometers above the desolate mountainous terrain in Tuva, most of the fragments burned in the atmosphere. According to the source RIA Novosti, the wreckage fell in the 60-70 kilometers West of the city of Kyzyl in Tuva, messages on victims and destructions did not arrive. As the source noted, the accident occurred during the work of engines of the third stage, the first and second stages worked normally.

To clarify the situation immediately was the interaction with all regions of the Republic to the place of possible falling were sent operative group of the fire garrison. At the moment the duty shift continues monitoring the situation, information is being gathered from witnesses. Information about the victims also been reported.

On Thursday evening the head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool has urged municipalities to check the situation in their territories after the fall of “Progress”. Some of the inhabitants of Sut-Khol and Dzun-Khemchikskaya district of Tuva about 22 hours saw a bright flash, accompanied by a roar.