Data about the time of the accident at the mine Steppe erased

Данные о моменте аварии на шахте Степная стерли

Information about the time of the accident at the mine Steppe erased

The latest information was at 7: 30, and the following information was only 12-38, the accident occurred at 11-58.

Security Utes destroyed all the data on the time of the accident at the Stepnaya mine in the Lviv region, said Deputy Prime Minister Gennady Zubko, reports UKRINFORM.

The explosion in the mine of Steppe took place on 2 March. At the moment of explosion under the ground worked 172 miners, eight were killed and over 20 were injured. According to preliminary data, the cause of the explosion was the ignition of air-methane mixture.

“The question has arisen, and I think separately the results of the work of the government Commission to make findings of law enforcement agencies to investigate why the explosion destroyed all the data from the system UCAS, because the last information was at 7: 30, and the following information was only 12-38, the accident occurred at 11-58,” said Zubko.

According to him, during a crash in the lava Steppe was only 156 cubic meters of the mixture is necessary 453, and the system UCAS, which was to inform about the increase of methane in the air and turn off the power supply to the mine, didn’t work.

Zubko said that the government Commission will work till April 6, and then pass the materials to law enforcement agencies.

As you know, two days after the tragedy, the Stepnaya mine resumed work.

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