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13 October 2014 :: 08:10:04 am 92843

Fishing Crew Rescued After Boat Sinks In Pattaya Sea

Pattaya officials have rescued four fishing boat crew members after their boat sank during a thunderstorm. Two of the crew were rescued after they had been drifting for 6 hours.
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PATTAYA– October 12, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 03.00 am Pattaya police radio centre was notified by Mr.Anuwat Panlaong aged 33 that he had saved a boat crew after they were floating in the sea but two were still missing. After notification the police officers notified the marine department and Sawang Borriboon rescue team.

 

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At the scene at Bali Hai pier the officials found 2 men who were identified as Mr.Chat Gatemanee aged 48 a boat captain and his nephew who were exhausted so the officials performed first aid on them.

 

Later the marine officials searched for the other two missing who were soon found floating in the sea. They were then rushed to shore before being sent to Bang Lamung hospital.

 

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Upon questioning Mr.Chart he revealed that at 4 pm he and 3 others set sail to fish for squid. At 20.00 pm the weather turned and it rained heavily causing the boat to sink. He and his nephew had held onto a water tank until they were rescued while other 2 crew members had to hold onto a refrigerator door for 6 hours until they were rescued.

Reporter : Tanasab   Photo : Tanasab   Category : Community News

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