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Illustris report and flyer published

Fatal man overboard from a stern trawler while berthed at Royal Quays Marina, North Shields.

Illustris alongside another fishing vessel

MAIB’s report on a man overboard from the fishing vessel Illustris on 12 November 2017 with loss of 1 life, is now published.

The report contains details of what happened, the subsequent actions taken and recommendation made: read more.

A safety flyer to the fishing industry summarising the accident and detailing the safety lessons learned, has also been produced.

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Published 9 August 2018