Wednesday 18 January 2017

Captain let passenger steer ferry

Published 18/08/2010 | 05:00

AN Italian ferry captain risks losing his job after being caught on video allowing a young woman passenger to take control of his vessel.

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Michele Siniscalch (54) has been suspended after he apparently allowed Maria Rosaria Federico to steer his hydrofoil as it travelled across the Bay of Naples at high speed.

A friend of Ms Federico's filmed the episode and posted it on the internet.

The captain claims she was never in charge as the controls had been disabled. (©Daily Telegraph, London)

Irish Independent

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