August 20, 2022


One man is killed and 7 crew members are rescued after a Scottish Trawler capsizes off Norway

  • Three folks inhaled diesel after the Njord took on water close to Stavanger 
  • The crew members of the Scottish vessel had been flown by helicopter to hospital 
  • The person who died and different crew members are believed to not be Norwegian
  • 5 additional crew members had been additionally recued by a ship and brought to security 

One man has been killed and 7 crew members have been rescued after a Scottish Trawler capsized off the coast of Norway. 

Three folks from the Scottish vessel inhaled diesel with one in every of them dying after they had been present in misery 100 miles from Stavanger, a southwest metropolis within the Scandinavian nation,  

5 additional crew members from the Njord fishing vessel had been additionally rescued by a ship and take to security in Stavanger, close to the place the ship bumped into issue.  

The 30-year-old Scottish trawler bumped into issue after taking over water, the BBC has mentioned. 

Peterhead-registered Njord, believed to be pictured, was taking over water when the emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) raised the alarm

Three people from the Scottish vessel inhaled diesel with one of them dying after they were found in distress 100 miles from Stavanger, a southwest city in the Scandinavian country

Three folks from the Scottish vessel inhaled diesel with one in every of them dying after they had been present in misery 100 miles from Stavanger, a southwest metropolis within the Scandinavian nation

No details have been released on the dead man or other crew members but its believed three of them were flown to Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, pictured, by helicopter

No particulars have been launched on the lifeless man or different crew members however its believed three of them had been flown to Haukeland College Hospital in Bergen, pictured, by helicopter

No particulars have been launched on the lifeless man or different crew members however its believed three of them had been flown to Haukeland College Hospital in Bergen by helicopter.    

It’s believed not one of the crew are Norwegian. 

Norwegian Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre mentioned the Peterhead-registered Njord’s emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) raised the alarm. 

However that they had no radio contact with the vessel earlier than being referred to as at 13.39pm on Sunday. 

The trawler left Peterhead on Saturday at 12:28pm, in keeping with ship monitoring software program. 

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