Third ferry accident in Amsterdam within two weeks

Ferry IJveer 52 had a hard landing at the quay behind the Central Station in Amsterdam during the afternoon of May 15th, apparently going out of control and being disabled. It crashed hard into the quay and then hit it with a lower force several more times, with the captain appearing to struggled to keep the ferry under control. One person was injured. An investigation was being carried out into the cause of the allision, which was said to be the third time within two weeks that a ferry had crashed against the quay.