French coastguard’s mayday call after boat capsized – audio | World news

The French coastguard mayday call emerged on Thursday after 27 people drowned trying to cross the Channel. All ships were alerted in the area about “approximately” 15 people being overboard and to report information to Gris-Nez emergency officials.

An emergency search began at about 2pm on Wednesday when a fishing boat sounded the alarm after spotting several people at sea off the coast of France. The cause of the accident has not been formally established but the boat used was inflatable and when found by rescuers was mostly deflated

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