On June 13 in Nikolaev 15-I started an anniversary Ecological regatta of a name of Sergey Shapovalov. This year to the Kinburnsky braid 60 yachts floated.
According to organizers of tournament, yachts could be more, but just in the same time in Ukraine passes some more similar competitions, from - for which not all athletes could take part in the Ecological regatta of a name of Sergey Shapovalov.
Distinctive feature of present competitions was that this year night races were carried out.
As it became known, didn't do at competitions without emergencies.
The tragedy occurred in the first day of competitions. On the Ringing of church bells yacht assigned to the Arrow base, there was an explosion. As a result of incident crew members who were at once taken to hospital suffered.
Preliminary cause of explosion - malfunction of a gas cylinder.
In the GU Ministry of Emergency Situations central processing unit in the Nikolaev area didn't confirm this fact, having explained that to them a similar signal didn't arrive and specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the similar fact didn't leave.