Two ferries collided off the coast of the Canary Islands due to strong winds (VIDEO)

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — An eyewitness captured on video the moment of a collision of ships that occurred on Sunday, February 23, in the port of Los Cristianos, located in the southern part of Tenerife.

The Bencomo Express ferry tried to move away from the pier, but a strong wind significantly complicated the maneuver. Weather conditions did not allow him to go to the ocean.

The crew did not cope with the situation and the ship crashed into the Volcan de Taburiente ferry.

According to media reports , no one was injured as a result of the incident, however, both participants in the incident received damage requiring repair.


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