Crash with RIB Osprey Lynx 26

A Crash in the Blink of an Eye

The weather conditions were favorable, with a wind force of 2 to 3 and waves measuring 50 centimeters in height.

During the journey from IJmuiden to Texel (The Netherlands), the central bolt of the Seastar steering system broke while traveling at a speed of 90 kilometers per hour (48,6 knots).

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Crash moment with Osprey Lynx 26

As a result, one individual suffered severe bruising, spent a night in the hospital, and incurred a serious concussion, leading to complete memory loss.

Another onboard video of the every impressive Osprey Lynx 26 by Rob Stolp (

This video was published on the Gert Jan Derksen YouTube channel.

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