Commemoration ceremony on anniversary of Budapest sightseeing boat tragedy

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Lit Candles during the ecumenical commemoration service of the Panorama Deck Shipping Company held for the victims of the capsized Hableany sightseeing boat near the scene of the accident, at the Pest embankment of Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, 29 May 2020, on the first anniversary of the tragedy.

The Hableany sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian staff crashed into Viking Sigyn river cruise ship and sank in the River Danube on 29 May 2019, killing twenty-seven people.

Seven tourists survived the fatal accident. One of the bodies could not be recovered.

Commemoration service for victims of Hableany sightseeing boat accident
A wreath is lowered in the Danube during the ecumenical commemoration of the Panorama Deck Shipping Company held for the victims of the capsized Hableany sightseeing boat near the scene of the accident, at the Pest embankment of Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary

Via EPA-EFE/Zoltan Balog

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