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Sinking of Hableány
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Hableány seen in April 2017
Date 29 May 2019; 16 months ago (2019-05-29)
Time 9:05 PM CEST (UTC+2)
Location Danube, Budapest, Hungary
Coordinates 47°30′50″N 19°02′42″E / 47.51389°N 19.045°E / 47.51389; 19.045Coordinates: 47°30′50″N 19°02′42″E / 47.51389°N 19.045°E / 47.51389; 19.045
Cause Collision with another vessel
Deaths 27
Missing 1 (as of 15 October 2019)
Location of collision in Budapest:

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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