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Accident involving a G-boat from the Armed Forces at Klövholmsgrund

Date of occurrence: 2014-10-02

During an exercise in navigation during night conditions a G-boat from the armed forces collided with a buoy at Klövholmsgrund, which led to that the boat sank. The crew was able to swim to a nearby island.

SHK has classified the occurrence is considered as a very serious marine Casualty.

Mikael Karanikas
Investigator in charge
Agne Widholm

Latest investigation updates

2016-12-21 SHK:s assessment of The Swedish Armed Forces response to SHK´s safety recommendations
2016-12-21 Response from The Swedish Armed Forces to SHK´s safety recommendations
2016-12-21 Summary and safety recommendations
2016-02-17 Final report
Final report RM 2016:01 with summary in English

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