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Teenager survived almost 50 days adrift at sea in a floating wooden hut

by Peter Dockrill 26 Sep 2018 05:18 UTC
Indonesian teenager adrift © Peter Dockrill

He had rations to last just one week. But somehow an Indonesian teenager who drifted out to sea in a floating wooden shack managed to survive 49 days before being rescued by a passing freighter.

Aldi Novel Adilang, from the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi, endured a terrifying ocean voyage when the remote fishing hut he was stationed on broke free from its moorings and drifted over 1,900 kilometres (about 1,200 miles) out into the sea.

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