One missing, six rescued in two maritime accidents

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/01/30
By: Sunrise Huang, Yang Sze-jui and S.C. Chang

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) A contracted mechanic on Pengjia Islet off Keelung in northern Taiwan was

Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Administration

reported missing after falling into the sea Monday, while six people from a capsized sailboat were rescued off Anping, Tainan in southern Taiwan.

Coast Guard Administration officials said two ships have been sent to search for the mechanic, surnamed Chuang, who was reported drifting northwesterly after falling into water. As of press time, Chuang was still listed as missing.

In Tainan, coast guardsmen said an unmotorized sailboat with six people on board capsized on its way from Kaohsiung to Tainan and all of them were rescued by people on a yacht that happened to be passing by. [FULL  STORY]

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