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Chris Jackson reunites the woman who fell from a North Sea Ferry with her rescuers, Keeley Donovan asks what can be done to improve the fortunes of a Yorkshire railway, and we reveal the North East's unique role in our airtime heritage.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 6 Jan 2014 19:30
BBC One North East & Cumbria only

Survivor recounts horror of falling overboard

Survivor recounts horror of falling overboard

Jeni Anderson tells Inside Out what it is like to fall overboard into the pitch black of the icy North Sea and not know if you will survive.

 

She was in the water for 35 minutes. The ferry captain and emergency services knew the chances of finding her were slim.

 

Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

Ferry fall survivor reunited with crew

Ferry fall survivor reunited with crew

Jeni Anderson spent 30 minutes screaming and begging for help after falling from a ferry into the North Sea in September 2011, thinking she was going to die. She has now been back on board the ship to meet the people who helped to save her.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website.

Woman's horror of falling overboard

Woman's horror of falling overboard

Jeni Anderson has been through an experience few of us can truly understand.

 

She is a reluctant member of a club with hardly any members. Those that have fallen overboard and survived.

 

Read Chris Jackson's correspondent blog post.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterChris Jackson
ReporterKeeley Donovan
EditorJacqui Hodgson
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