Fishermen from Kiribati rescued after a month at sea

Fishermen from Kiribati rescued after a month at sea

A helicopter pilot who in the marshall islands searched for tuna, has saved the lives of three fishermen and a boy who is hundreds of miles were expelled. Reports that Radio New Zealand Thursday. The warned crew of a large fishing boat, the four picked up.

The pilot saw the first time a boat with three fishermen, originating from the eilandrepubliek Kiribati. They were 28 days ago drift hit. The fishermen kept themselves alive by eating fish, caught with their fishing gear. It was their first fishing trip.

A moment later saw the pilot a boat with a 14-year-old boy from South Tarawa, the capital of Kiribati. The boy was eleven days ago has drifted away during high tide and had problems with his engine. He already had that day eaten nothing.


The four, who are now on the marshall islands stay, Saturday to return to Kiribati. The republic is located in the Pacific Ocean and consists of a series of atolls and islands and covers an area of more than three million square kilometers, mainly sea.

In 2014 were fishermen from Kiribati after 33 days ronddobberen rescued by the coast guard of the United States.

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