Filipino sailor dies after falling 13 metres while repairing ship

By Accidents

A 44-year-old Filipino sailor plunged to his death while performing maintenance works on the bulk carrier Necklace on Feb 22, 2016, at 2.30 p.m.

Filipino sailor dies after falling 13 metres while repairing ship

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Magtahas Anecito Bahian died on the spot after he fell about 13 metres on the deck of the vessel.

Ther State Fire and Rescue Department received a distress call at 2.49 p.m. and immediately dispatched a team to the scene.

However, the victim was already pronounced dead by a medical personnel on board of the ship, which was anchored about six nautical miles from the Vale jetty at Teluk Rubiah, Malaysia.

Source: New Straits Times Online