Malaysian Navy 9-men team lost in Singapore Straits UPDATE found safe
May 22 UPDATE: Malaysian Navy Command said the boat was spotted, all 9 personnel on board safe.
Boat with 9-men boarding team from Malaysian Navy fast attack ship KD PERDANA (3501) was lost on May 21 off Johor, Malaysia, Singapore Straits. KD PERDANA sent a boat to check Vietnamese fishing vessels, contact with boat was lost, last known position 29 nautical miles east of Tanjung Sedili Besar. SAR is launched, there is a probability, that the boat sheltered from adverse weather somewhere in coastal narrows. Malaysian reports are confusing – some say, that the boat was lost on May 17, some say it happened on May 21. on photos KD PERDANA and typical boat with boarding team.
Fast attack missile ship KD PERDANA 3501, built 1971 France, displacement 265 tons.