Hundreds await rescue from crippled ferry in Adriatic Sea

December 29, 2014 8:00 AM

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Hundreds await rescue from crippled ferry in Adriatic Sea

Dec. 28, 2014: In this photo taken from a nearby ship, smoke rises from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic ferry after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea. The ferry carrying some hundreds of passengers caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered their evacuation. (AP/SKAI TV Station)

Dec. 28, 2014: A woman is carried into an ambulance as rescued passengers of the ferry that caught fire in the channel between Italy and Albania are transported to the town of Otranto, near Lecce, southern Italy. Italian and Greek rescue crews battled gale-force winds and massive waves as they strug...

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