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Varuna report and flyer published

Fatal man overboard from a single-handed fishing vessel off the north-west coast of Scotland.

Creel boat Varuna

MAIB’s report on a man overboard from the creel boat Varuna on 20 November 2017 with loss of 1 life, is now published.

The report contains details of what happened and subsequent actions taken: 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 4 July 2018