One died and five missing people
2006/12/29 | 13:51
Shipwreck of fishing boat to the plaza of the Nazaré. A man was rescued with life. Authorities have few hopes to find more surviving. Critical to the delays of the aid helicopter
The authorities have few hopes to find with life the five missing people of a boat that was shipwrecked this friday to the plaza of the beach of the Légua, Pataias, due to low temperature of the water, said the commander of the captainship of the Nazaré, cited for the Lusa.
According to commander Jose Miguel Grandson, the temperature of the water of the sea is of ten degrees, for what the human being is very difficult to survive much water time inside.
The boat “Light of the Sameiro” was shipwrecked today of morning about 50 meters of the beach, for what responsible of the captainship the suspicion that if has dealt with some problem of engine or that the nets have been imprisoned in the helices.
According to commander, the center of search coordination and rescue of Lisbon was informed by the proper boat for an emitted signal when anomalies of this type occur.
The boat was sighted for the first time about 08:00 for Jose Saldanha, a fisherman who had fond has little to the beach of the Légua, having informed soon of followed two swimmer-rescuers who inhabit in this population.
The two swimmer-rescuers, Cardeira Luis and Hugo Enriques, had dived in the sea and had still made two attempts to rescue the members of the crew of the boat, that was in the height run aground in the sand.
Four members of the crew were imprisoned, for the arms, to the amurada one of the boat, and one of them, a ucraniano with about 40 years (that it would finish for being rescued with life), still answered the swimmers.
“We still tried to go to the boat, but he was very gasóleo and the nets hinder-in the ones to arrive there”, he remembered Cardeira Luis.
Critical to the delay of the ways of aid
The two swimmers, as well as some popular ones, criticize the delay in the arrival of the helicopter of the Air Force to the place.
“Two hours are much time, if they came more early, fear the taken off one of there”, said Hugo Enriques.
The commander Jose Miguel Grandson affirmed however that the helicopter was informed to 08:45 and to 10:00 was to still remove the ucraniano member of the crew with life, by what the time expense is considered normal.
The ucraniano member of the crew presented hiportemia signals and was taken for the hospital of Leiria.
According to commander, the member of the crew wise person the reasons of the accident and did not only say that she was to sleep when she apercebeu herself of the situation.
The authorities suspect that inside of the ship still it is at least a body, being able to be at least plus a prisoner in the nets next to the boat.
During the afternoon, when the tide will be empty, the boat will have to be towed for the areal.
For the place of the accident already the familiar ones had been called the members of the crew of the boat, of Village of the Conde, and whose shipowner already also was contactado by the authorities.
The helicopter of the Air Force continues in place, having IDO to replenish about 13:30.
You equip of the Maritime Policy and of the voluntary firemen of the Nazaré and the National Institute of Medical Emergency (INEM) they are to follow the operations, carrying through searches in the zone the north of the place of the accident.
In drowning situations, the bodies costumam to give to the coast in the stated period of six hours, or then only 48 hours later, had to the decomposition process.