Sweden seeks new probe of Estonia ferry wreck after 25-year ban

  • 2020-12-19
  • LETA/AFP/TBT Staff
Stockholm - Sweden said Friday it would seek to lift a ban on inspections of the wreck of the Estonia ferry, which sank in the Baltic Sea in 1994 with the loss of 852 lives in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has made a request to amend a law banning dives in order to allow a re-examination the wreck after a documentary presented evidence of a previously unknown hole in the vessel. "We have no plans to rescind the law on protecting the peace of the grave, but we will look into how...
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