Became known cause of a bus accident on the Kuban

© RIA Novosti / MOE Opperate in fotobanka Kuban bus with the workers fell into the sea. Archival photoBecame known cause of a bus accident on the Kuban© RIA Novosti / MOE Opperate the image Bank

The reason for the bus accident in the Kuban region, killing 18 people, was the brake failure, it said in a statement on the website of the Federal Agency for transport supervision.

«The cause of the accident was the malfunction of the braking system of vehicles», — stated in the message Department.

On Friday a bus carrying workers of a Contracting organization and the company «Tamanneftegas», went off the road and fell into the sea. According to rescuers, the bus was carrying about 50 people.

The accident killed 18 people, the body of the last victim, the rescuers recovered from the water Saturday morning. Rescue operations in the place of the accident is completed.

In the Krasnodar region on 26 August announced a day of mourning. The families of the victims will pay a million rubles.