united kingdom Rescue from mv Muree

25nm SE of Start Point


Heading for Egypt during an English Channel gale, the cargo of the 11900 ton Pakistan registered mv Muree shifted holing her bow and causing her to list, on 28 Oct 1989.

Three SAR helicopters were in attendance, including 2 from 771 NAS. The 40 crew and passengers were winched aboard, just before she finally sank.


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DatesRotary Wing Aircraft UnitModels
    28oct89 UK 771 squadron Fleet Air Arm Sea King

Not all models shown may have taken part in the Operation


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