Six perish in bus/ferry mishap

OSLO At least six people were killed when a bus plunged off a ferry crossing a fjord in western Norway on Monday, police said.

Two ferry passengers were rescued and divers were searching for up to two people still missing in waters 30 metres (100 feet) deep, police officer Vilmar Langeland told Reuters.

The driverless bus, with passengers aboard, plunged off the ferry as it was approaching the quay at Hatvik, near Bergen, after a 10-minute crossing, Langeland said. The cause of the accident was not known.

May 9, 1995 Associated Press


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