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Majestic report and flyer published

Sinking of fishing vessel Majestic, 5 nautical miles off Yell, Shetland.

Wreck of Majestic against sandbags
Sandbags positioned against the wreck of Majestic

The report into MAIB’s investigation of the flooding and foundering of the wooden potter Majestic (LK678) 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 27 July 2016