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Serious marine accident on the lake Hjälmaren

S-85/14
Date of occurrence: 2014-06-22

An open boat in aluminium which was used for professional fishing in the lake Hjälmaren was found with the engine running but without any person on board. A major search and rescue operation was initiated and eventually the two fishermen that used the boat were found dead. The occurrence has been classified as a very serious casualty.


Chairperson
Jonas Bäckstrand
Investigator in charge
Jörgen Zachau

Latest investigation updates


2016-01-13 SHK´s assessment of The Swedish Transport Agency´s response to SHK´s safety recommendations
2016-01-13 SHK´s assessment of The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency´s response to SHK´s safety recommendations
2016-01-13 Response from The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency to SHK´s safety recommendations
2016-01-13 Response from The Swedish Transport Agency to SHK´s safety recommendations
2015-12-07 Summary and safety recommendations
2015-06-24 Final report
Final report RS 2015:06 Currently in Swedish only - A full English translation is underway
2015-06-24 Final report
Serious marine accident on the lake Hjälmaren

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Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Stakeholder meeting held
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published
Recommendation handling underway
Recommendation handling closed
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