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Japanese pilot dies in an accident on duty


published on 5 May 2023 2921 -

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The pilot at Nagasaki Port fell into the water at around 0530 Tokyo time on 5 May while boarding the cruise ship DIAMOND PRINCESS, which was about to enter Nagasaki. The 69-year-old man was reportedly rescued by the DIAMOND PRINCESS lifeboat, but was sadly pronounced dead 2 hours later. The cruise ship docked in Nagasaki and left the port for Yokohama the same day, 5 May.

Editors note:
We will inform further about the closer circumstances.

Our thoughts are with the relatives and his family.

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