South Korea ferry disaster

On April 16, 2014, a passenger ferry sank off the southern coast of South Korea The 6,825-tonne ferry, which had sailed out of the western port of Incheon the previous evening, ran into trouble some 20 kilometres (13 miles) off the island of Byungpoong. Of the 450 passengers on board the ferry bound for the southern resort island of Jeju, 325 were students from a high school in Ansan, south of Seoul.