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Passenger dies on ferry crossing

Tue, 18 Jun 2019

A passenger has died during a sailing on the Ben-My-Chree.

The 67 year old man from England was taken ill on yesterday afternoon’s crossing from Heysham to Douglas.

A Coastguard helicopter was deployed to assist ferry staff with first aid.

But the man was confirmed dead when the Ben arrived in Douglas.




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