2012 Lamma Island ferry collision

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Ships in the accident
Lamma IV
Sea Smooth

On 1 October 2012, two ferries collided off Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, Hong Kong. Since the day was the National Day of the People's Republic of China, one of the ships was headed for the commemorative firework display.[1]

39 deaths were caused in the accident.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "十一海難37死 國慶變港殤". 主場新聞. 2012-10-02.
  2. "香港南丫島撞船事故兩人被控誤殺". 亞太日報 (in Chinese). 2013-04-11. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  3. "List of the 39 deceased in the Lamma ferry disaster". South China Morning Post. 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2013-09-08.