The families of those who died in the shipwreck Villa de Pitanxo in February 2021 shows their eager to receive information about the report prepared after the ship’s inspection mission which happened in June.
As explained by the spokesperson of the families, María José de Pazo, and daughter of the chief engineer who died in the sinking, the report provides the necessary evidence to support Samuel Kwesi’s version of what happened in ship “Today confirmed that The families are right and need to get off the ship to have evidence to present to the National Court and show the way to the truth of what happened to Villa de Pitanxo“. “We have a report that says Samuel Kwesi’s version is the truth.”
De Pazo explained that this is a “very in-depth” report and that the families’ attorney is meeting with the technical team, so, for now, he just wants advance that “thick conclusion”, because “there are many nuances and more to say”.
Families have grateful for the work of the media and everyone who contributed for the mission to descend on the shipwreck to be carried out, a mission that allows this report to exist today.
In addition, María José de Pazo recalled that on February 17 a tribute will be held for the 21. “On the 15th, 2 years ago, the Villa de Pitancho sank in the waters of Newfoundland, where 21 people were died and 12 They are missing. .Today we will remember them very much, This is how they can rest in peace, with evidence and clear signs.how is the getting off the boat and those recordings, which no one can doubt”it’s over.
“Very positive rating”
The lawyer of the families of the victims of Pitanxo, Manuel Lampón, stated to the media that “the assessment of the report is very positive” Why “corroborate” what they maintain in the instructions, which is “rresponsibility of the captain and the Nores Group”, and that concludes that “Samuel’s version is the correct one.”
A “relatively long” report that the legal team has not yet been able to review in its entirety, but that is under development “It proved that the machine did not stop,” contrary to what the captain of the ship, Juan Padín, declared. Furthermore, Lampón emphasizes that it is a “very important” report, because it was done by “experts appointed at the request of the judge, so it has its specific weight.”
“The Getting off the boat is important to reveal aspects that previously could only be speculation,” he celebrated. While waiting to consult the complete report, with additional information that they have not yet seen, the defense of the families is also preparing another, “made in a multidisciplinary team” and that, in continuation, “ends up basically the same thing.”
Once they have studied and reviewed the report, they will appear at a press conference to better understand its content.
Samuel Kwesi’s version
It’s worth remembering that During his remarks, Samuel Kwesi offered one version which is contrary to the statements of the other two survivors of the sinking, the captain, Juan Padín, and his nephew, Eduardo Rial, and which would point to possible negligence of the people who caused the tragedy.
Moreover, Samuel assured that too The ship owner would have asked him to change his version, to show that the ship’s main engine was stopped and then the winches, and to say that the captain gave the signal to leave the ship and that they performed emergency drills.
In the investigation, the judge took a statement from the captain of the fishing boat as the accused and Eduardo Rial and Samuel Kwesi, as witnesses, as the only survivor of the shipwreck. The owner of the ship was also charged.