Positional asphyxia during a vertical chute evacuation drill from ro-ro passenger ferry P&OSL Aquitaine with loss of 1 life

Location: Berthed at Port of Dover, England.

Accident Investigation Report: Aquitaine

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

aquitaine-chute.pdf (1,292.27 kb)

Summary

Fatal accident during a vertical chute evacuation drill from the UK registered ro-ro ferry P&OSL Aquitaine in Dover Harbour on 9 October 2002.

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