The wife of a fisherman from Onega told about his call after the tragedy
As a result of the sinking of the fishing vessel "Onega" in the Barents Sea, according to preliminary data, 17 people died. Only two managed to survive. The wife of one of them, Vladislav Butorin, told about her husband's call after the disaster.
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Irina Butorina told reporters on the Life Shot Telegram channel that her husband called her via satellite.
“Just two words, that he and someone else (I don’t know who), they were saved, that he is more or less fine,” said Irina.
Also, her husband asked her to inform his relatives that he had managed to survive.
Earlier, a list of 19 crew members on board Onega was published. The vessel sank in the Barents Sea near Novaya Zemlya, Arkhangelsk Region.
According to some reports, the ship was flooded due to a strong storm, while the fishermen were washed into the water by the wave at the moment when they lifted the net with the catch on board. At the moment, the body of one deceased has been found.