Two persons killed in collision with Russian armoured personnel carrier

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Two persons died when a Russian BTR-82A  armoured personnel carrier that was taking part in exercise collided with a passenger vehicle  near the village of Tobacco in the Bakhchsarai area On Saturday, July 23.

The accident occurred on the morning of Saturday, July 23, near the village of Tobacco in the Bakhchsarai area. Ford was moving toward a military convoy, before arriving under the APC, collided with another car moving in parallel,” — said the head of Department of information support of the black sea fleet Vyacheslav Trukhachev.

According to him, in the hospital in serious condition was taken two people in the car.

After that the car flew into the oncoming lane and crashed into the armored vehicle, which was in the third column.

The BTR-82A is an advanced 8×8 wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC) being manufactured by Military Industrial Company of Russia for use by the armies of Russia and Kazakhstan.

The BTR-82A is powered by KAMAZ 740.14-300 turbo diesel engine which generates a power of 300hp. The vehicle can accomplish a maximum speed of 100km/h on road and has a maximum range of 600km. The upgraded transmission components ensure increased average speed on uneven surfaces.

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