Warning over huge lost fish net Published: 25 February, 2008
A LARGE pelagic fishing net which is the length of about six football pitches has been lost overboard from a fishing boat.
It is so big that the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) issued a warning to vessels in the Pentland Firth to beware, BBC News reported.
It was lost from the Bergen-registered Krossfjord and has been seen by boats.
The Buckie-registered Aubretia was left drifting without power on Saturday after catching its propeller on the net, and was towed into Scrabster.
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