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K-8. A secret monument

Company :  NTV BROADCASTING COMPANY
Year :  2000
Duration :  01 hour 10 min. 43 sec.
Total number of releases :  1
Author and presenter :  Elizaveta Listova
Director :  Vladimir Batrakov
Author of the project idea :  Eugeny Kiselev
On April 10, 1970, during the Ocean navy manoeuvre in the Bay of Biscay, a fire started at the K-8 nuclear submarine. That was the first calamity at a nuclear submarine of the Russian navy. The valour and heroism of the crew allowed to rescue 43 people.
Peter Petrov, former junior navigator at K-8, Gennady Simakov, an officer of the submarine, and Oleg Fadeev, assistant to the captain of K-8, all recollect those events.