Accident: Tanzanian ferry MV Spice Isander I capsi

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Accident: Tanzanian ferry MV Spice Isander I capsi Gender: N/A
born on 10 September 2011 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Zanzibar, Tanzania, 6s10, 39e11
Timezone BGT h3e (is standard time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 16°53' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 18°58 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 25°31'


Tanzanian ferry accident, with a capacity of about 620 people, the ferry was overloaded with as 800-1000 people and tons of cargo. Nearly 200 deaths were reported; over 500 were rescued with many more missing and presumed drowned.

Link to Wikipedia: Zanzibar ferry sinking


Source Notes

PT quotes BBC News for time: "The ferry left Unguja at around 21:00 (19:00 GMT) and is said to have sunk at around 01:00 (23:00 GMT)." The ferry sank off the coast of Zanzibar


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