- 29 Nov 2019 6:28 AM
- Hungary Matters
According to the indictment of Budapest’s 6th and 7th district prosecutor, the cruise ship’s captain was inattentive losing focus on steering the ship for several minutes.
He further failed to keep a safe distance and signal intention to overtake the sightseeing boat.
The captain also failed to meet the obligation to provide assistance after the collision.
The prosecutor is seeking a nine-year prison term for the captain and wants him to be banned from steering ships for another nine years on the condition that he pleads guilty and waives his right to a trial, the statement said.
MTI Photo: Mónus Márton