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King Challenger report and flyer published

Fatal man overboard from scallop dredger King Challenger while south-west of Scalloway, Shetland Islands.

Photograph of scallop dredger King Challenger
Photograph of scallop dredger King Challenger

MAIB’s report on the investigation into a fatal man overboard from the scallop dredger King Challenger while 12 nautical miles south-west of Scalloway, Shetland Islands, Scotland on 23 June 2016 is now published.

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

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

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Published 2 March 2017