All 11 on board rescued after dive boat hits rocks off Similans
Four foreigners and seven Thai crew were saved after a diving boat collided with rocks off the Similans on Sunday morning.
Similan National Park officials were informed that the vessel, the “Panthip 2”, had collided with rocks off Lek Beach near Koh Miang in the Similan island group at 2.45am.
Park officials and Navy officers arrived at the scene and rescued all passengers and the boat’s captain and crew.
The rescued foreigners comprised two Australians, one Italian and one French national.