Vladimir Putin begins to cough during Novo-Ogaryovo conference. Investigations into the mysterious sinking of the MS Estonia have been reopened after a report discovered new evidence that could solve the case. The vessel sank in 1994 while on a voyage from the Estonian capital of Tallinn to Stockholm in Sweden.
What really sank the Estonia?
The meaning is [MS] Estonia did not sink because of a bow visor breaking, it was a collision with something large enough to create a four-meter long hole in the ship’s hull. This is an unbelievable twist!
Did they ever salvage the Estonia?
After a decision not to salvage the wreck or the bodies of the victims, the governments of Sweden, Estonia and Finland signed a treaty in 1995, where they agreed to designate the site of the wreck a final resting place and make it illegal for its citizens to disturb the site by diving down to it.
Are there still bodies on the Estonia?
The government later decided not to raise the ship or the bodies. Authorities believe 996 people were aboard the Estonia when it sank on a voyage from Tallinn, Estonia, to Stockholm. Only 137 people survived, and 94 bodies have been recovered.
Did the captain of the Estonia survive?
Only one other Estonian had such a right: Arvo Andresson, the captain on the bridge when the Estonia sank shortly after one o’clock on Wednesday morning. Captain Andresson went down with the ferry, according to Mr Meister. … Of the 140 crew Mr Songi hired to work on the Estonia, most are now dead.