A GREEK parasailing agency concerned within the deaths of two British youngsters remains to be taking bookings – boasting of “new additional consolation and security.”
A parasailing agency concerned within the deaths of cousins Jessica Hayes, 15, and Michael Connelly, 13, remains to be taking bookings and boasts of ‘new additional consolation and security’
Jessica pictured as a toddler with cousins James Connolly, who was severely injured within the accident, and Michael who was additionally tragicaly killed
Michael’s twin brother James, who was additionally strapped in for the three-man experience, was left preventing for his life however has since been flown again to the UK.
The corporate they used, Waterport Lindos, allegedly violated sea sport rules by permitting three folks to parasail in tandem without delay. A rope attaching their parachute to a speedboat snapped in “extraordinarily dangerous” climate situations off the fishing village of Lindos.
However The Solar can reveal the under-fire watersports firm remains to be promoting for holidaymakers’ to guide parasailing journeys subsequent yr.
A reserving type on the corporate’s web site says actions will resume from summer season 2021 – and a lodge partnered with the agency can also be nonetheless encouraging Brits to guide.
Hotel Princess Lindos promotes journeys on-line utilizing footage of three folks parasailing without delay – regardless of it being towards the regulation. And in a devastating blow to the tragic youngsters’ households, the web site boasts: “NEW! Our new parasailing boat supplies additional consolation and security.”
There is no such thing as a point out on both web site concerning the deaths of the 2 Brits. Tony Hayes, whose daughter Jessica died within the accident, blasted the lodge and watersports agency for persevering with to take reservations. He fumed: “How can this nonetheless be allowed?
Jessica’s dad Tony fumed: ‘How can this nonetheless be allowed?’
Tony added ‘Not as soon as have they requested how we’re’
“Holidaymakers could possibly be reserving for subsequent yr and parting cash with the corporate, which might then be used for his or her authorized defence. Central to the authorized case is why three children have been allowed to parasail without delay – as a result of unknown to us on the time it’s towards the regulation in Greece.”
Tony, from Corby, Northants, added: “The lodge can also be an absolute shame.
“Administration ought to be reviewing their hyperlinks to the corporate and till a radical evaluate is completed, the hyperlink ought to be faraway from the web site. Absolutely they will’t nonetheless publicly hyperlink to an organization that has been accused of breaking so many guidelines. Not as soon as have they requested how we’re.”
Authorized sources in Greece stated the authorities have been nonetheless investigating the 2 deaths and are but to press formal fees towards the Watersports agency, which is run by Greek man Nikos Mallios.
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