9 Wreckage Of A Moscow Motor Boat

Wreckage Of A Moscow Motor Boat

Posted on July 31, 2011 by kulichik


What you see here are remains of the "Lastochka" motor boat that carried passengers willing to enjoy the view of the Moscow river. Its wreckage occurred as the captain exceeded the number of passengers allowable on board.


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The Lastochka motor boat collided with a barge on the Moscow River and sank on July 31. 9 passengers out of 16 people aboard could never survive. The captain was claimed mentally competent.

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9 Responses to “Wreckage Of A Moscow Motor Boat”

  1. tomas says:

    looks like the middle boat on pic 5 is about to go under to :P

  2. Archy Bunka says:

    Tragic, my condolences…

  3. John says:

    The captain should be tried and imprisoned for overloading the boat.

    • historian says:

      Overloading? What do you talk about?

      • OLUT says:

        Historian, the first photo says “Its wreckage occurred as the captain exceeded the number of passengers allowable on board.”

    • Otis R. Needleman says:

      Read about this in today’s Wall Street Journal. Understand the captain died in the accident. He had been cited more than once in the past for unsafe conditions.

  4. Montesquieu says:

    Christ, another unfortunate tragedy. My condolences to all who lost loved ones.

  5. testicules says:

    Russia is not a safe place to be a boater

  6. testicules says:

    Last

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