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Blazing 150ft superyacht sinks off the coast of Sardinia as 8 Kazakh nationals rescued

28/08/2020 12:24 PM | Click to read full article

The Italian Coast Guard has shared dramatic footage of the 150-foot superyacht ‘Lady MM’ engulfed in flames before it sank in the Mediterranean. The superyacht, estimated to cost tens of millions of euros, was heading from Capri to Sardinia when it caught fire on Tuesday morning.

A rescue helicopter was dispatched immediately, but the nine crew members and eight Kazakh nationals on board had already abandoned ship and clambered into a life raft.