Completed PE Summary: Etoile Des Ondes
A short summary of the accident and action taken.
|Fishing Vessel/Accident Details
|Etoile Des Ondes
|Port of Registry
|Location of Incident
|Foreign high seas
|Accident to person
Shortly after a string of pots had been shot from this 14.5 metre long potter, a crewman was noticed to be missing. After a quick search of the vessel it was concluded he had fallen overboard. A large search and rescue operation by French and UK aircraft and surface vessels failed to find him.
The Chief Inspector of Marine accidents has written to the vessel’s owner and skipper, recommending that they:
Published 23 January 2015