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S. Korean Investigators Describe Pilot of Doomed Ferry as Novice

South Korean prosecutors say the 26-year-old third mate left to steer a doomed ferry through a treacherous waterway was navigating the area for the first time when the vessel listed on its side and sank with hundreds on board.The disclosure came late Saturday, nearly 90 hours after the 6,800-ton ferry Sewol went down off the southwestern island of Jindo with 476 people on board. By early Sunday, 36 people were confirmed dead, with 266 others still missing as hope diminishes for finding more...

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