A sailing yacht partially de-energized Voronezh


Yesterday, part of Voronezh was left without power. A yacht passing in the protected zone of the Voronezh Reservoir hit a power transmission line with its 10-meter mast, local media reported.

The ship «disconnected» two high-voltage power lines with a voltage of 110 kilowatts. Because of this, two city substations stopped working, and the power supply to several areas of the city was temporarily interrupted.

As a result of the accident, passengers of the yacht were injured: four people were sent to hospital with burns.

The incident has already been called «gross violation of navigation.».

The circumstances of the case are being clarified. At the moment, the power supply has been fully restored.

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