Persons overboard while attempting to access fishing vessel Astra II with loss of 2 lives

Location: Berthed outboard of 6 other vessels at Carbost Pier on Loch Harport, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report 31/2000

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened and safety lessons learned:

astra2.pdf (733.12 kb)


This reports the MAIB’s investigation into the loss of two crewmen from the fishing vessel Astra II while berthed at Carbost Pier, Isle of Skye, Scotland on 2 April 2000.

Published: 9 October 2000

Published 23 January 2015