21 People Rescued From Whale Watching Boat - The Reykjavik Grapevine

21 People Rescued From Whale Watching Boat

Published July 3, 2014

21 people were rescued from a whale watching boat that ran aground off the coast of Lundey yesterday

Nanna Árnadóttir
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Julia Staples

21 people were rescued from a whale watching boat that ran aground off the coast of Lundey yesterday

21 people were rescued from a whale watching boat that ran aground off the coast of Lundey yesterday, reports RÚV. After running aground rescue services were called from Húsavík to help get people safely off board.

Upon hearing the distress call a number of other boats left Húsavík harbour to assist with the rescue, including boats from other whale watching companies.

All passengers were transported safely to shore and in all 50 people, including paramedics, police officers, fire men and rescue workers were part of the rescue effort.

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