Breaking: Fabio Buzzi killed during a record-breaking attempt

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The boat in the photos is not the boat he was killed in. We posted these photos in his memory instead of photos of the mangled wreckage. His memory and legacy will live on.

Via Powerboatracing.be

Around 21:00 a terrible accident happened during the record-breaking attempt “Venezia Montecarlo” the boat crashed in darkness against the so-called San Nicoletto dam in the Lunata Area. almost near the finish at the Venice Lido. Rescue workers and divers of the fire Brigade found immediately 3 crew members deceased in the water. Fabio, together with one English pilot and Luca Nicolini. Another crewmember Mario Invernizzi was heavily hurt transferred to the hospital. The news was officially confirmed by Giampaolo Montavoci...


Nautical accident at the port mouth of the Lido, three deaths

A boat crashed today, September 17th, at the mouth of the port of Venice Lido. The accident report is tragic: three people died, a fourth is injured. The rescue operations intervened in force, including the harbor master’s units, the firefighters divers and the 118 hydro-ambulances. The boat, a speedboat, came from Monte Carlo: among the victims is Fabio Buzzi , from Lecco , 76-year-old designer and motor-ship pilot who at the time of the accident was attempting to set the Venice-Montecarlo record.

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Illustration for article titled Breaking: Fabio Buzzi killed during a record-breaking attempt

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