Girting and capsize of tug Flying Phantom while towing bulk carrier Red Jasmine with 1 person injured and loss of 3 lives

Location: River Clyde, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report 17/2008

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:

FlyingPhantom.pdf (2,113.08 kb)

Annexes 17/2008


Report on the investigation of the loss of the tug Flying Phantom while towing Red Jasmine on the River Clyde on 19 December 2007 resulting in 3 fatalities and 1 injury.

Published: 30 September 2008

Published 23 January 2015