Luxury yacht fire, Nice

Italian-flagged 39-meter long luxury yacht IF ONLY, chartered by (or owned) a pharmaceutical group Diana Bracco, suffered major fire on Aug 17 at Nice, in waters near airport. There were 11 people on board, including 7 passengers and 4 crew/ Passengers evacuated, crew remained on board to fight fire. Firefighters, SAR boats and even helicopter were deployed in firefighting. No news yet on yacht damages.
Luxury yacht IF ONLY, length 39 meters, flag Italy, capacity 8 passengers, crew 9.



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