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Russian woman rescued from night-swim rip current at Koh Lanta

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Russian woman rescued from night-swim rip current at Koh Lanta

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The tourist, 27-year-old Maria Novikova, was brought safely ashore, but emotionally distraught. Photo: Royal Thai Navy

 

PHUKET:-- A Russian tourist enjoying a night swim with friends at Koh Lanta was rescued after more than an hour search for her in the dark.

 

The woman, 27-year-old Maria Novikova was swimming with friends at Phra Ae Beach on Wednesday night (Feb 6) when she was pulled away from shore by strong a rip current, explained Cdr Teerayut Phakdeepak, Commander of Royal Thai Navy Marine Safety Unit based on Koh Lanta Noi.

 

After receiving the report at 8:45pm that Ms Novikova was missing, the Navy unit, local scuba diving operators and local residents launched a joint search for the Russian woman, scouring the waters offshore for any sign of her, he said.

 

Full Story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/russian-woman-rescued-from-night-swim-rip-current-at-koh-lanta-70327.php#DjdbEEkYDe1SL0tV.97

 

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-- © Copyright Phuket News 2019-02-08

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is this a new one or the same one who was rescued yesterday or the day before....all confused now not to mention the STRESS

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17 hours ago, Mavideol said:

is this a new one or the same one who was rescued yesterday or the day before....all confused now not to mention the STRESS

Confusion understandable.... lots of confusion creating products for sale on koh lanta.

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On 2/8/2019 at 6:27 PM, Mavideol said:

is this a new one or the same one who was rescued yesterday or the day before....all confused now not to mention the STRESS

One is Maria Novikova and the other one is Mariia Novikova, clearly two different persons.

 

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