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Russian family rescued from sea after Phuket speedboat sinks

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The Russian family, speedboat captain and Thai tour guide were all safely rescued about five nautical miles south of Koh Hong. Photo: Jampen Phomphakdee

 

PHUKET: -- A Russian family, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued from the sea after the tour speedboat they were travelling sank near Koh Hong in Krabi yesterday (Nov 8).

 

All eight survivors were recovered with no reports of injuries, officials confirmed.

 

Local park chief Jampen Phomphakdee and his team recovered the family about five nautical miles south of Koh Hong after receiving a mayday call from the speedboat captain Ekkachai Rachakan.

 

“We took two dinghies and one longtail boat to search for them,” Chief Jampen reported.

 

“We rescued five Russians and the Thai guide and the captain,” he added,


Full story: http://www.thephuketnews.com/russian-family-rescued-from-sea-after-phuket-speedboat-sinks-59790.php

 
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They can't blame a rogue wave for this one.

 

Forgot to put the bungs in?

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This is the reason to wear life jackets, even more in the Thai sea !

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....sounds like more quality service for quality tourists.....aka....a money-grabbing scam.....

 

...someone better follow that the scammers do not hit the foreigners with fictitious charges...etc....

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1 hour ago, Old Croc said:

They can't blame a rogue wave for this one.

 

Forgot to put the bungs in?

:giggle:

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1 hour ago, SOTIRIOS said:

....sounds like more quality service for quality tourists.....aka....a money-grabbing scam.....

 

...someone better follow that the scammers do not hit the foreigners with fictitious charges...etc....

 

Sounds more like the tired old Sotirios remarks that make no sense.

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