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3rd officer at helm when ferry capsized

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SEOUL - South Korean prosecutors said Friday that the third officer was in charge of the bridge of a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, leaving hundreds missing. 

Coast Guard and navy divers search for missing passengers near the sunken South Korean ferry at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo on April 17, 2014

"It was the third officer who was in command of steering the ship when the accident took place," state prosecutor Park Jae-Eok said.

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