Reports

MCIB/165 - Skellig Light II

Reference
MCIB/165
Report Name
Report of Investigation into loss of a crewmember overboard from MFV "Skellig Light II" on 28th December 2008 
Location
In international waters 
Date of Incident
Sunday 28 December 2008
Published
Thursday 17 June 2010
Synopsis

On 28th December 2008 while stowing nets on a flying bridge at the aft end of the vessel Mr. Alvaro Paz Portas leaned or fell against the guardrail and toppled into the sea.  After numerous attempts to assist him and a delay of approximately 95 minutes, Mr. Portas' body was recovered from the water.  No vital signs were apparent and it was presumed that Mr. Portas was dead. 

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Approximate location of the casualty was at Lat. 49o 14'N, Long. 11o 36'W in international waters.

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