In Kamchatka, the organizer of a tour of a frozen waterfall was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.
In Russia, the organizer of a tour to the frozen Vilyuchinsky waterfall in Kamchatka, from which ice fell on tourists, was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison. This was reported on the website of the Kamchatka Regional Prosecutor’s Office.
The Elizovsky District Court of the Kamchatka Territory issued a verdict in a criminal case against the director of one of the regional travel agencies. The department ruled that in arranging a tour to the waterfall, which was located in a mountainous and avalanche-prone area, the defendant failed to provide clients with complete information about where the trip was planned and failed to provide the group with an instructor. guide.
“As a result, tourists approached the waterfall, where a mass of ice fell on them from the top. A resident of the city of Khabarovsk, who came to Kamchatka for tourist purposes, died, his wife suffered minor bodily harm, ”said the prosecutor’s office about the accident.
The court imposed on the defendant a sentence of 3.5 years in prison with a delay in serving it until the youngest child reaches the age of 14. In addition, 2.3 million rubles for moral and material damages were recovered from the woman.
On January 7, 2021, the ice collapsed at the Vilyuchinsky waterfall in the Kamchatka Territory, under the rubble of which a group of tourists fell. According to eyewitnesses, six people were injured by the collapse of the block, one person died on the spot. Travelers with serious injuries were evacuated by helicopter.
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