TOKYO—Japan’s coastline guard was exploring for forty two missing sailors a working day following a cargo ship carrying cattle sank in the East China Sea as a storm passed close by.

1 Filipino crew member was rescued from the Gulf Livestock one, which despatched a distress contact from west of the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima on Wednesday night, the coastline guard mentioned.

The crew member, forty five-year-outdated Main Officer Sareno Edvardo, informed the coastline guard the ship became complicated to control following an motor stopped and capsized following remaining hit by a huge wave.

The coastline guard mentioned the missing crew members are 38 Filipinos, two Australians and two New Zealand nationals. A few coastline-guard ships and 5 aircraft are exploring for the missing crew.

The Panamanian-flagged 450-foot-lengthy vessel was carrying all around 5,800 live cattle, a lot of of which have been viewed drifting in the sea, according to the coastline guard.