Sinking of Hableány facts for kids
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Hableány seen in April 2017
|Date||29 May 2019|
|Time||9:05 PM CEST (UTC+2)|
|Location||Danube, Budapest, Hungary|
|Cause||Collision with another vessel|
|Missing||1 (as of 15 October 2019)|
The sinking of Hableány happened on 27 May 2019 on the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary. The 27-metre (89 ft) river cruiser collided with a much larger ship, the 135-metre (443 ft) Viking Sigyn. 35 people are reported to have been on board Hableány at the time of the event, of which 33 were South Koreans (31 tourists and two tour guides) and two were Hungarian crewmen. 27 people are confirmed dead, while one person is still missing. Another seven survived.
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Hungarian minesweeper AM-31 Dunaújváros conducting search operations under the Margaret Bridge
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