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NTSB Cites Failure to Repair Hull in Sinking

March 12, 2004

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued an Advisory stating that the probable cause of the sinking of a tour boat in the Everglades on December 30, 2002 was flooding through a hull breach that resulted from a grounding some weeks earlier. The tour operator neglected to identify and repair the damage and inappropriately relied on bilge pumps to keep the vessel afloat. (HK Law).

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