$6million goes up in smoke: The dramatic moment a Russian businessman's 90-ft superyacht bursts into flames
- The 90-ft superyacht, thought to be worth £4million burst into flames while docked in a marina in Mugla, Turkey
- The vessel, a Princess 95 yacht called Queen Anna is believed to belong to a wealthy Russian businessman
- The boat had to be towed away from the marina while still ablaze so flames would not spread to other vessels
This is the dramatic moment a £4million 90-foot superyacht owned by a Russian businessman burst into flames while moored in a marina in Turkey.
The vessel, a Princess 95 yacht called Queen Anna, was anchored in the Fethiye Ece saray marina in the resort of Mugla, when the fire broke out.
Smoke then completely engulfed the vessel and there were fears the flames could spread to other luxury yachts docked in the marina.
The £4million Princess 95 yacht called Queen Anna, that was anchored in a marina in Mugla, Turkey that burst into flames
The yacht is believed to have been owned by a wealthy Russian businessman and the fire totally engulfed the whole of the boat
In a bid to stop the flame from spreading to other nearby vessels, the decision was taken to tow the vessel away from others in the marina
The boat then had to be towed, while still ablaze to a separate part of the the resort to stop the fire from spreading and to douse the flames.
People on other nearby boats could be seen standing on the deck watching the superyacht pass as the fire raged in the heavy rain.