Tug Pilot Testifies at River Crash Hearing

Thursday, October 23, 2008

During a Coast Guard fact-gathering hearing into the July 23 collision, John Paul Bavaret II said his towboat, the Mel Oliver, got in the way of a southbound Liberian tanker ship because he became distracted by a malfunctioning radar.

(Source: Associated Press)

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