Tourist ferry Sabret fire, Turkey
Tourist ferry Sabret caught fire en route from Istanbul to Prince islands in Marmara sea at around 17:00 LT Apr 2, with some 100 passengers on board. Tug and some 6 rescue boats were sent to the scene. All passengers were evacuated on board of another ferry Caddebostan (Callsign:TC5420). Several passengers who inhaled smoke were taken to hospital. Fire was extinguished by 18:30.