Vessel with 14 sailors on board is in distress in shores of Turkey – mass media

14:27, 04 December 2012
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 A vessel with 14 sailors on a board is in distress in shores of Turkey.

According to RIA Novosti reference to the television channel NTV, the ship lost control due to failure of the steering system, it is taken down to the shore, there are 14 sailors on a board.

According to the Department of Coast Guard of Istanbul the vessel in distress flies the flag of Antigua and Barbuda.

According to the NTV TV channel, referring to representatives of the marine department, due to a strong storm is not yet possible to send a tow and carry rescue operation to 116-foot vessel. It can be carried out after the ship runs aground.

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