Thursday, October 27 2016


29 tourists saved from stalled cruise

Update: December, 17/2015 - 18:46
A ship belonging to the Khanh Hoa Border Guard transports 29 tourists back to the harbour. — Photo

KHANH HOA (VNS) – Central coastal Khanh Hoa Province's Border Guard rescued 29 Russian tourists trapped in a cruise in Nha Trang Bay this afternoon.

The cruise carrying ten boatmen and 29 Russian tourists left Cau Da harbour to visit Nha Trang Bay at 8:30am.

The cruise engine suddenly stopped working three hours later.

Khanh Hoa's Border Guard mobilised a ship and 17 soldiers to successfully rescue 29 tourists and transported them back to the harbour at 1:30pm.

The cruise belonging to Lang Ca Tourism Company was skippered by Nguyen Dan, 53, Vinh Trung commune, Nha Trang City. The wind speed was at around level 5 and 6 when the border guard force came to the rescue.

Khanh Hoa Province's authorities are investigating the incident further. — VNS

Send Us Your Comments:

See also: