Cook Rescued From Air Pocket in Capsized Fishing Vessel, 11 Fishermen Rescued, Two Perished

Last week, Turkish rescue divers saved a crewmember of a fishing vessel who was trapped in an air pocket when the boat capsized off Samatya, Istanbul. Local government reported that the fishing vessel Kumsal-55 capsized about one mile off Samatya Beach, Istanbul at about 0430 hours on October 10.,, the fishing boat flipped while attempting to hoist a fully-laden net and its catch over the side. The vessel’s cook, Cemal Agabey, was below decks at the time of the casualty and was trapped in an air-filled compartment within the hull. Video, >click to read< 13:51

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