The foreign Ministry said how it died Ukrainian paraglider in Macedonia

У МЗС розповіли, як саме загинув український парапланерист у Македонії


Ukrainians managed to open the spare parachute, but it is not saved

The cause of death of 56-year-old Ukrainian paraglider of Macedonia resulted in the rupture of the aorta. About this informed the Director of Department of consular service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Serhiy Pogoreltsev, UNIAN reports.

According to the diplomat, August 17, the Ukrainian athlete, along with the other paragliders were flying in the area of the Macedonian town of Krusevo. In total, the group consisted of about 20 Ukrainians.

“At this time in the area held competitions in paragliding British Open, which has gathered a significant number of participants…the Result of a double collision in the sky of the citizen of Ukraine (Igor Volkov) with a British citizen (Ness Powell) both involved in the incident died,” said fire Victims.

According to him, the Ukrainians managed to open the spare parachute, but the medical team arrived at the landing place, verified death of the athlete. As explained in the foreign Ministry, the cause of death was aortic rupture.

In Macedonia there are the relatives of the deceased – daughter and wife. They take care of the delivery of the body of the deceased Home. Previously, this can be done August 22.

In addition, Sufferers added that upon the death of paragliders Prilep city Prosecutor’s office opened a criminal case. Relatives of the deceased Ukrainians had already.

“Relatives of the deceased waive any and all claims in connection with the tragic incident. The body of the deceased is planned to send to Ukraine by air, roughly, on Wednesday, August 22. Embassy staff with appropriate documents, assisted in the repatriation of the body,” – said the representative of the foreign Ministry.

As informed 5.UA in Macedonia died Ukrainian paraglider Igor Volkov. According to eyewitnesses, the athletes twice collided in the sky. After the first case they managed to split up. The second proved fatal.