4th crew member rescued after ship sinks south of Hong Kong

In the South China Sea, 300 kilometres (186 miles) south of Hong Kong, on July 2, 2022, as Typhoon Chaba was sweeping through the region

a helicopter carrying rescue crew members approaches a sinking ship

After the storm sank the engineering vessel earlier this week, a fourth crew member has been saved, according to a Chinese state television on Monday, July 4, 2022

) via Hong Kong Government Flying Service

Chinese authorities report that a fourth crew member has been saved after a storm two days earlier sank an engineering vessel.

The crew member was saved by a navy ship early on Monday and is now stable, 

according to a statement from the maritime authorities in Guangdong. The rescue effort is still going on.