Safety cameras on the port of Ponza, an island within the Tyrrhenian Sea, recorded the second of the Aug. 26 blast.
The lady was standing on the stern when she handed a gasoline hose again to a gasoline station attendant who was serving to to refuel the boat. The blast catapulted the lady off the boat and into the water whereas the attendant jumped within the water to keep away from the flames.
Moments later, the video exhibits the lady’s husband and daughter bounce off the boat and into the water to flee the burning vessel. A second attendant rushed to maneuver the gasoline hose away from the boat as one other explosion is heard.
The household escaped the explosion with out critical accidents. The lady and her husband had just some bruises, in accordance with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica.
The reason for the explosion was not instantly clear. Gas might have spilled onto the still-warm engine ensuing within the explosion, in accordance with Rome paper Il Messaggero.
Italian police and the coast guard had been investigating.