NTSB Faults U.S. Coast Guard’s Failure to Implement Prior Safety Recommendations in Fatal Duck Boat Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board is faulting the U.S. Coast Guard for failing to implement previous-issued safety recommendations related to the operation of so-called "duck boats" as a contributing factor in the high death toll of last year's fatal duck boat sinking on Table Rock Lake, Missouri in which seventeen people were killed.  As part of its ongoing … [Read more...]

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Duck Boat Sinking on Table Rock Lake

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its preliminary investigation into the sinking of the Stretch Duck 7 on July 19, 2018 in Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri with the loss of seventeen lives. The preliminary report comes shortly after the release of the NTSB's initial review of video recordings recovered from the boat, revealing a preliminary … [Read more...]