Phuket Boat Crew Rescued After Getting Stuck on Rock in Krabi

Krabi –

A fishing boat from Phuket was found stuck at a rock in the middle of the sea after being hit by a wave in Krabi.

The head of the Hat Nopparat Thara Mu-Ko Phi Phi National Park Mrs. Ratchanok Paenoi told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (May 25th) they were notified from the Krabi Marine Police that a fishing boat capsized near Dang Island in the area of the national park.

Rescue teams from the national park were sent to the location 600 meters from the island. The boat was stuck on a massive rock in the middle of the sea. The boat captain and crew were safely rescued by another fishing boat and there were no injuries reported.

The fishing boat was heading back to Phuket before being hit by waves and getting stuck at the rock, said the unidentified captain.

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has warned of thunderstorms and heat across multiple regions.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.