The Pacific fleet has joined the search for the missing in the sea of Japan ship

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Search and rescue forces of the Pacific fleet (PF) to join the search of the fishing vessel «Vostok», which this morning issued a distress signal in Japan sea, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the Pacific fleet.

Earlier it was reported that a fishing boat, carrying 21 people, does not communicate in Primorye after it triggered the distress beacon. Headed to a place two vessels and two helicopters. Investigators started checking.

«The command of the fleet given the difficult weather conditions and ice conditions that limit the actions of search and rescue ships, made the decision about connection to the operation of the aircraft An-26 naval aviation of the Pacific fleet with a rescue team aboard. The aircraft is in readiness for an immediate departure to the search area. Currently, the operation has involved a Mi-8 helicopter of the army air force and air defense of the Eastern military district,» — said the source.

According to him, in the territorial control centre of the Pacific fleet deployed a coordination staff. Ready given of the management structure search and rescue and emergency operations of the Pacific fleet.The Pacific fleet has joined the search for the missing in the sea of Japan ship© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotoracconti and tasks of the Pacific fleet

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