Inexperience caused heater explosion, ATSB says
A new investigation report from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has concluded that an incorrectly assembled nozzle caused an explosion on products tanker Qian Chi.
Pictured Qian Chi; Photo - Australian Transport and Safety Bureau
An oil-fired thermal oil heater exploded aboard the Hong Kong-flagged Qian Chi (IMO: 9262417), which was at anchor in Moreton Bay, Queensland just after just after 3pm on January 16, 2011.
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