Vava'u boat ramp mishap van pulled from sea

A van was pulled from sea in Vava’u after it went under water at a local boat ramp on Friday, May 30, Police told Kaniva News. 

A rescue operation was underway at the boat ramp near Puatalefusi Habour after the drama began, Police Superintend Netane Falakiseni said.

The van was at the wharf to tow a dinghy back out to land.

Two men who were in the vehicle were trying to attach a cable from the boat to the  tow-bar when the van which was on the slippery slope slid and plunged into the water.

No one was injured Falakiseni said.

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