Norwegian fishing vessel sank in Barents sea, 12 crew rescued

Fishing vessel FAY reported sinking around midday Dec 28 in Barents sea, N of Honningsvag, Norway. Cause of sinking unclear. 12 crew were rescued by rescue helicopter Sea King. Fishing vessel according to Redningsselskapet RS (The Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue), sank at 1325 LT.
Fishing vessel FAY, IMO 9827619, length 21 meters, flag Norway.



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