Red Sea diving boat hearth claims lives of three Brits, including hospice CEO

How-to in Egypt’s Red Sea claimed the lives of three British people, together with Christina Quinn, 58 years previous, the chief govt of St Luke’s Hospice in Plymouth. According to her household, she might be “missed past words” and was thought-about a “rock to many.” An electrical fault within the boat’s engine room at round 6:30am on Sunday is believed to be the cause for the hearth. The vessel, which departed from Port Ghalib on June 6, had been scheduled to return to shore on the day of the incident.
The family’s assertion described Christina Quinn as “a sister, daughter, wife, aunty, pal, and rock to many”. She had just lately taken up her new role as CEO at St Luke’s Hospice, after beforehand working as the director of NHS South West Leadership Academy.
The tour operator, Scuba Travel, reported that 12 British passengers had attended an early-morning briefing on Sunday, whereas three others, including Quinn, had determined to not dive that morning. In a statement, the company defined that the fire’s “severity” led to the instant evacuation of those 12 divers, who were transferred to a different boat close by. The 14 crew members, which included the captain and two dive guides, were additionally evacuated after unsuccessful attempts to achieve the missing guests..