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  • Published: 16 Feb 2024

Failure of self-righting frame on Fast Rescue Craft (FRC)

Failure of self righting frame on Fast Rescue Craft FRC
Failure of self righting frame on Fast Rescue Craft FRC

Description of Incident

During a routine rescue drill the self-righting frame assembly fell off the Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) into the water while the FRC was transiting at approximately 15 knots. The self-righting frame was recovered by the FRC crew and returned to the vessel, where the cause of failure identified, and repairs completed.

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