Vacation in Turkey: Tragic accident – tourist dies in boat accident

Vacation in Turkey: Tragic accident – tourist dies in boat accident


Vacation in Turkey: A trip by taxi boat ended fatally for a British tourist. (icon picture)

Photo: IMAGO / Eibner

Of the holidays in Turkey ended fatally for a tourist.

Not only many Germans are drawn to the Turkish Mediterranean regions every year. Great beaches, plenty of sun and numerous activities promise a varied one holidays in Turkey. But many vacationers also underestimate the dangers that lurk on the high seas.

Holiday in Turkey: speedboat collides with tourist steamer

The Mediterranean town of Marmaris on the Turkish Riviera is usually known for its great stone beaches, long seafront promenade and nightlife on Bar Street. Numerous tourists from all over the world are drawn to the holiday region every year.


Excursions to neighboring islands are also very popular with travelers. But a group of tourists should now bitterly regret their trip with the taxi boat. Because on Thursday afternoon (August 4th) a dramatic accident happened in the middle of the sea.

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This is Turkey:



  • a Near Eastern country that has a long coastline on the Central and Black Seas
  • capital Ankara
  • around 82.2 million inhabitants (as of 2019), 783,562 square kilometers in size
  • Founded on October 29, 1923 as the legal successor of the Ottoman Empire under Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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A group of tourists were traveling in a taxi boat when they suddenly collided with a speedboat, Turkish news agency Demirören Haber Ajansi reported on Thursday. A vacationer had to pay with her life.

Vacation in Turkey: One dead and five injured

The fatally injured tourist was a woman from Great Britain. Five other people were also injured in the tragic accident. The two drivers of the taxi boat are said to be among them.

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More news from the holiday:

Holiday in Turkey: Family experiences catastrophic taxi ride – “Outrageous behavior”

Vacation on Mallorca: escalation in the hotel – the police have to intervene

Holiday in Italy: Macabre discovery in the supermarket – “No one forbids it”

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The Turkish coast guard has already started investigating the case. They now want to find out how the tragic accident in which a woman died while on vacation in Turkey could have happened. (lime)


Source: Derwesten

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