Tallink Victoria I ferry accidents and incidents
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- deaths – overboard (2009)
|04 December 2015||Structural and Technical Issues|
On December 4, 2015, due to storm with heavy winds and swells, the ferry service on the Helsinki-Tallinn route was canceled. The ship was forced to turn back to Helsinki after high waves (up to 5 m / 16 ft) caused antenna damages, 2 broken windows (deck 6) and minor flooding of internal areas.
The cruise ferry was en-route to Stockholm from Tallinn and safely returned back to Estonia, docking in Helsinki at ~11 pm. No injuries were reported.
|21 November 2009||Crew / Passenger Deaths|
(overboard) On November 21, 2009, at ~10 pm, a male passenger was reported overboard while the ship was near Hanko (Finland), en-route to Stockholm from Tallinn via Aland. Rajavartiolaitos (Finnish Border Guard / Coast Guard) conducted a search and rescue operation, in which participated Rajavartiolaitos boats and rescue helicopters, as well as cargo ships and 3 cruise vessels.
After several hours, the civilian ships were released from duty. The coast guard vessels search continued until 4 am on November 22. The man's body was never found.
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