14 August 2022,   08:27
Voltage drop and Operator"s wrong response - the primary cause for incident in Gudauri announced

The main reason for the accident on the ski lift in Gudauri , which took place on March 16th is announced . Dimitri Kumsishvili, the Vice Prime Minister of Georgia introduced the preliminary report of international experts to media .

According to the expertise conclusion, there was a voltage drop and the operator"s wrong response.

An authorization of the ski lift " Sadzele" is terminated. The investigation will find out whether or not the legal responsibility will be imposed on the operator..

". The current conclusion shows that the operator has made a mistake. The combination of actions carried out by him did not comply with the actions that are set out in the instruction. Consequently, it was a human error factor. Of course, the operator was dismissed.

"In addition, the Deputy Director of Mountain Resorts Development Company and Head of Gudauri Mountain Management Department have were held responsible," said Kumsishvili.

Sandro Onoprishvili, the director of the Mountain Resort Development company, says that after the initial data of the expert conclusion, the investigation will determine who will be responsible.

11 people were injured in the accident in Gudauri resort on March 16.