The incident occurred during the planned training for underwater driving. The driver, who was also in a combat vehicle, managed to escape
In a military unit near Chita drowned the instructor control of the tank, according to the portal ZAB.RU with reference to the sources.
The incident occurred on 30 August in the village of pischanka, but became aware of it only now. According to one of interlocutors of the edition, the tank regiment was held underwater driving. Combat car stalled at a depth of 4 m.
“Inside were two men: the driver escaped, but the instructor died,” he said.
The source of the Agency “Chita.ru” reported that the military was lost-contractor.
The press service of the Eastern military district (TSB) RBC confirmed the death of a contractor-instructor on the range in Zabaykalsky Krai. There also told that the driver managed to escape.
The Department stated that one of the tanks stalled under water during scheduled lessons in driving combat vehicles with overcoming water obstacles. Exactly where and when the incident occurred, the press service said. The Commission of the SBI and law enforcement agencies establish circumstances of the incident.
In early June, in the Kaliningrad region in the sea sank the armored personnel carrier, killing the soldier inside, and two others escaped. As reported by the media, it happened during the all-army competition “Marines-2019”. Machine drowned while training with the sea the landing on unequipped coast.
Later in the Crimea during the training jumps with a parachute killed two paratroopers contract service. As reported in a press-service of the southern military district (YUVO), they landed in the water, but were not able to remove the harness of the parachute.