A massive fire engulfed an Offshore Support Vessel, Coastal Jaguar on Monday forcing the crew members on-board the vessel to jump into the water to save themselves from fire.
According to reports, there was reportedly a loud explosion onboard Coastal Jaguar that was followed by thick smoke emanating from the vessel.
#WATCH Visakhapatnam: At 11:30 am today, 29 crew members of Offshore Support Vessel Coastal Jaguar jumped into water after a fire engulfed the vessel. 28 rescued by Indian Coast Guard. Search for 1 missing crew underway. Exact cause of fire yet to be ascertained. #AndhraPradesh pic.twitter.com/pksYGrC9ZE— ANI (@ANI) August 12, 2019
There were 29 crew members at the time of incident. Search for one missing crew is underway. The exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.