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07/04/1990 Scandinavian Star is set on fire, killing 159 people


Seconds from Disaster S01E04 Fire on the Star


Scandinavian Star The fire investigation english version


From the archives - Scandinavian Star fire reconstruction

MS Scandinavian Star was set on fire which on its route between Oslo, Norway and Frederikshavn, Denmark. Technical difficulties and the fact that many of the crew did not speak English, Norwegian or Danish, made the situation worse. By the time the ship was towed to Lysekil in Sweden and fire suppressed, 158 people died.
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