US prosecutors in Philadelphia have charged a tug pilot with involuntary manslaughter in a deadly crash last summer between a barge and a duck boat that killed two Hungarian students, and he has agreed to plead guilty.
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Nearly a year after the deadly collision involving a barge and a tour boat along the Delaware River near Penn’s Landing, the National Transportation and Safety Board determines probable cause and releases safety recommendations.
Amphibious duck boat tours resumed Thursday on the Delaware River in Philadelphia nine months after a deadly collision with a tugboat-steered barge forced them from the water.
For the first time since a deadly accident last summer, officials with “Ride the Ducks” Philadelphia demonstrated the changes they’ve made to their land and water tours.
Attorneys for two companies being sued over last summer’s “duck boat” accident on the Delaware River are leaning on an 1851 law to limit their legal and financial liability in the mishap that killed two Hungarian tourists.
An NTSB report says the first mate says he had learned that day of a medical emergency involving his son and had been making and receiving cell phone calls preceding the crash.
Mayor Michael Nutter says the idea of putting duck boats on the Schuylkill River simply does not float. The Nutter administration announced Tuesday that it is rejecting a plan to allow the amphibious tour vehicles on the Schuylkill.
The duck boat tours were suspended following last summer’s deadly collision on the Delaware River involving a duck boat and a barge.
Philadelphia’s managing director got an earful last night when he met with residents about a plan that could put Duck Boats in the Schuylkill.
“What we’re looking for is the best possible solution for the city of Philadelphia,” says Philadelphia managing director Rich Negrin.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Duck boat rides will resume in Philadelphia next spring. However, the in-water portion of the popular tourist attraction will be on the Schuylkill River, not the Delaware. The amphibious tour rides were […]
First responders who helped rescue passengers after this summers Duck Boat accident are being honored this morning in Center City.
The NTSB today released its preliminary report on the “duck boat” accident last July in the Delaware River that killed two Hungarian tourists.
Philadelphia’s managing director says a decision on whether to allow “Ride the Ducks” to resume operations on the Delaware River could come within a few weeks.