At 1:00 am on the 30th, the reporter saw the Yangtze River Salvage 2 floating crane ship loaded with diving equipment and set out from the rescue temporary wharf, heading for the bus crash waters. Rescue workers on board ship rescue related equipment, and divers are ready to launch. At 6:48, the first batch of divers went into the water. Officials reported that the survey found that the underwater environment is complex, with rocks, steel structures, fishing nets and turbulent flow and other risk factors, divers underwater visible range of only 1 to 2 square meters, diving operation is extremely difficult. Divers found that the bus tilted forward at 30 degrees, the windows were broken, the structure of the vehicle was partially damaged, and there was a cliff several meters in front of the vehicle. Reporters at the rescue site learned that because helium-oxygen diving operation time is very short, divers each operation time is about 35 minutes, and need 5 to 6 hours underwater decompression and decompression chamber decompression. The rescue site has mobilized more than 20 divers with deep diving ability to replace the scene, the scene medical, emergency and other diving support teams also do a good job of security plans.
The salvage work began in the morning. Up to 15, there were three batches of 6 divers diving operations.
It is reported that the on-site emergency rescue command requires respect for the victims, pay attention to humanistic care, give priority to the search for the bodies of the victims, make every effort to salvage the bodies of the victims, and prepare for the subsequent bus salvage. The relevant working group is actively doing the work of appeasing and restoring the families of the missing persons.