Saturday, October 9, 2010

VHF listening - Navigational warning

Navigational warning from Danish Coast guard taken recently around 160MHz. Ferry Lisco Gloria is on fire and not under command..

On the night of October 9, near the German city of Kiel a fire broke out onboard the Lithuanian ferry DFDS Lisco Gloria, owned by Danish company DFDS seaways. This ferry runs three times a week on the route Klaipeda – Kiel – Klaipeda. All 249 passengers and crew were rescued after the first early-morning blast on Saturday. The rescued included 28 people who were injured, mostly from smoke inhalation. Subsequent blasts fuelled the inferno. Here you can find some pictures about disaster.

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