In new York the ferry was stuck, sitting on the ground

In new York the ferry was stuck, sitting on the ground

Ferry NYC Ferry, which last night went from the Rockaways, Queens, to Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, sat on a sandbar near Breezy Point.

As reported by the fire Department of new York (FDNY), on Board were 27 passengers. They had to evacuate.

In new York the ferry was stuck, sitting on the ground

«We designed the operation to evacuate all persons, including staff, with the ferry», — told the chief of special operations FDNY John Esposito.

According to him, the evacuation proved difficult because initially people had to climb down 12-foot ladder from the boat on one boat and then move to a few others who participated in the rescue operation. Fortunately, has done without victims.

Press Secretary NYC Ferry said that all the other ferry routes worked on schedule.

«I was hoping nothing bad had happened, and was just waiting for information,» said АВС7 Josephine, Diguido, the mother of one of the passengers.

It is also reported that all the people stuck on the ferry, NYC Ferry provided the opportunity to reach your destination by Uber, paying each $ 50 for the trip.

The coast guard is investigating the incident.

UPDATE: @NYCferry boat still stranded. @FDNY removing 2 passengers at a time, because the only boat they can get close enough is TINY. As of 9:30pm, they’re d removed 14 of 27 people. No injuries. Pics on ferry h/t Jake Nicholson #abc7ny pic.twitter.com/SLeJ011bu1

— Josh Ludwig (@JoshEiniger7) December 28, 2017

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