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Tourist speedboat heading to Koh Lan capsizes in Pattaya Bay, 20 Korean tourists safe

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Speedboat at Pattaya Beach

Speedboat at Pattaya Beach. Photo: nakhon100.


Tourist speedboat heading to Koh Lan capsizes in Pattaya Bay, Thailand; 20 Korean tourists safe.

The MCOT News Agency reported.

Fully Ladened Tour Boat Sinks with 19 Korean Tourists Aboard

A speedboat carrying 19 Korean tourists and two crew has sunk in the Pattaya Bay on Thursday morning. Sixteen of the tourists have since been taken to the Bangkok Pattaya Hospital as a precautionary measure.

Pattaya, the 9th of September 2010 [PDN]: The vessel allegedly sank after the hull was breached significantly following a collision with a large piece of driftwood. All twenty-one people aboard the vessel had been issued lifejackets and where rescued shortly after the incident.

Pattayadailynews.com


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