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ROYAL BRUNEI NAVY INVOLVED IN SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATION

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday 21 December 2017 - The Naval Surface Action Group (NAVSAG) of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) is currently involved in the search for one missing person after a water taxi carrying  two passengers capsized in the capital on Wednesday morning.

The incident took place around 6.30am when the boat overturned after clashing with a steel beam. The two male passengers were rescued and transported to the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the water taxi operator aged 66 years old is still missing.  

RBN’s NAVSAG is supporting the Brunei Fire and Rescue Department; the Marine Police, Royal Brunei Police Force; and the Maritime Port Authority of Brunei Darussalam in the search and rescue operation.


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TENTERA LAUT DIRAJA BRUNEI SERTAI OPERASI MENCARI DAN MENYELAMAT

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Khamis 21 Disember 2017 – Naval Surface Action Group (NAVSAG) Tentera Laut Diraja Brunei (TLDB) turut serta dalam usaha pencarian bagi mangsa yang hilang selepas perahu yang membawa dua penumpang tenggelam pada pagi hari Rabu.

Kejadian berlaku kira-kira pada jam 6.30 pagi apabila perahu tersebut tenggelam setelah bertembung dengan rasuk keluli. Kedua-dua penumpang berjaya diselamatkan dan dihantar ke Hospital Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha bagi rawatan. Manakala pemandu perahu yang berumur 66 tahun itu masih lagi belum ditemui.

Penglibatan NAVSAG TLDB dalam operasi ini ialah untuk memberikan bantuan kepada Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat, Polis Marin Pasukan Polis Diraja Brunei dan Pihak Berkuasa Maritim dan Pelabuhan Brunei Darussalam.

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