Latest Boat accidents News

Boat sinks off Turkish coast: 2 migrants killed, 20 rescued

Oct. 22, 2018 3:41 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says coast guards have rescued some 20 people after a boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean Sea coast. Two of the migrants later died in the hospital. Anadolu Agency said the boat, believed to be carrying around 30 people, sank early Monday...

Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight

Oct. 21, 2018 9:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England on Sunday, officials and the ferry company said. The accident took place early Sunday when the ferry was sailing from Southampton to East Cowes and was trying to...

Toxicology tests: Boater was drunk before deadly crash

Oct. 19, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

CAMDEN, Mo. (AP) — Toxicology tests show that a boater was drunk when he slammed into a bluff at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks in a crash in which the Kansas man and two others died. The Kansas City Star reports that 24-year-old Daniel Lewis, of Overland Park, Kansas, had a blood alcohol level of 0.088,...

Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation

Oct. 16, 2018 12:08 AM EDT

Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages as they also seek settlement negotiations with victims' family members. But Tia Coleman, an Indiana woman who...

The Latest: Lawyers blast legal move in fatal boat accident

Oct. 15, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the lawsuits over a July tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people (all times local): 10:35 p.m. A survivor of a July tourist boat accident that killed 17 people in Missouri and attorneys representing deceased family members are calling the latest legal...

The Latest: Spain says 3 migrants dead, 17 missing at sea

Oct. 13, 2018 2:11 PM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says it has recovered the bodies of three migrants but feared that another 17 were missing in the Mediterranean Sea. The service says that its rescue craft found the bodies in...

'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

Oct. 11, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At least three deaths were...

The Latest: 3 near Greece-Turkey border fatally stabbed

Oct. 10, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration: (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Greek police say three females found dead by a river on the border with Turkey and believed to be migrants had been stabbed in the neck. Police said a farmer found the victims Wednesday on the Greek side...

Migrant boat capsizes off Turkey; 9 killed, dozens missing

Oct. 10, 2018 7:47 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A boat carrying migrants has capsized off Turkey's Aegean coast, killing at least nine people, the coast guard said Wednesday. A search and rescue mission was underway for some 25 migrants who are believed to be missing. The boat with up to 35 migrants on board capsized Monday evening...

Turkish interior ministry: 4 migrants dead, up to 30 missing after boat capsizes in the Aegean Sea

Oct. 10, 2018 4:55 AM EDT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish interior ministry: 4 migrants dead, up to 30 missing after boat capsizes in the Aegean Sea.