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Crew rescued from burning yacht



fire.jpgTHE THREE person crew of a  burning yacht were rescued by personnel of the National Aeronautical Service (Senan) on Wednesday, August 23.

The Fire, the second involving a boat this week, was off Flamenco Island on the Amador Causeway.

“Our Patrol P-843 and rescue maneuvers with the crew on board, the 3 crew safe and sound,” Senan said on Twitter.









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Panama yacht explosion injures four

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AN EXPLOSION on  a yacht  moored on Flamenco Island.  Amador, Panama  on Friday afternoon  April 13,injured four people one critically  according to early reports.

There was believed to be an accumulation of gas when a fuel tank  exploded. The victims were transferred to a local medical center reports el Siglo.



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Prosecutors investigate yacht blast

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A team from Panama’s Metropolitan Homicide and Femicide Office visited Amador on Saturday, April 14  to carry out an ocular inspection of the yacht in which an explosion killed one person and injured three more in the afternoon of the previous day.

The inspection team was headed by the Superior Prosecutor Rafael Baloyes and included experts from the Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences (Imelcf).

The Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP)  is carrying out investigations to determine responsibilities.



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Two rescued from blazing yacht

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Two people were rescued from a blazing yacht near Isla Contadora on  Thursday, May 3 by agents of the National Aeronaval Service (Senan).

the yacht in which they sailed caught fire in the Pacheca Island area, in the Pearl Islands renowned as a sports fishing paradise

The rescued couple were transferred to Contadora Island, to receive medical attention.



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