A water leak led to three feet of flooding on board HMS Prince of Wales, pictured, though none of the ship’s crew were injured
* HMS Prince of Wales suffered a leak in the £3.1-billion vessel’s engine room
* It is the second time the new aircraft carrer has suffered a leak this year
* Members of the ship’s crew filmed the water cascading into the compartment
* None of the vessel’s crew were injured
Britain’s newest aircraft carrier flooded to the depth of 3ft after a water leak in the engine room.
It is the second time HMS Prince of Wales – a £3.1billion state-of-the-art ship – has flooded in the past five months.
Footage filmed by crew members showed water gushing down the stairs and submerging electrical cabinets and pipes.
WNU Editor: This is the second time that a leak has occurred aboard the HMS Prince of Wales this year.