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Sunken boat crew rescued near Danang City

by VTV419 March 2016 Last updated at 12:28 PM

VTV.vn - A fishing boat from Quang Ngai Province was rescued by Region 2’s Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Danang City on Friday morning.

The boat carrying 9 crew members sank at about 5am after encountering technical difficulties. The boat sank about 41 nautical miles south-east of Danang City. The centre immediately tried to establish contact with TrầnCôngĐịnh, captain of the boat but to no avail. Boat SAR412 was sent out to approach the sunken boat and successfully rescued all 9 fishermen at 7:30 am. The crew are in stable condition and seven have been sent back to the mainland. Two experienced fishermen have remained on the rescue boat to help with the salvage operation.

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