Captain pleads guilty, company pleads no contest in fatal parasailing accident

Captain pleads guilty, company pleads no contest in fatal parasailing accident
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands — The United States Coast Guard and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that the captain of a vessel that was involved in a fatal parasailing accident just outside Charlotte Amalie Harbor in 2011, pleaded guilty, and the owner...

Coast Guard releases accident investigation report into 2009 parasailing accident

Coast Guard releases accident investigation report into 2009 parasailing accident
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard Thursday released the final report on the investigation of the parasailing accident involving the small passenger vessel Tied High off the coast of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., in 2009. Several factors contributed to the deaths of two people killed August 28, 2009, while parasailing with the vessel, the report said. The investigation found the initiating event for this casualty...

Coast Guard investigators examine parasail accident

HONOLULU – Coast Guard investigators are examining the cause of a reported parasailing accident that occurred offshore South Oahu at approximately 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Honolulu Fire Department officials who responded to the incident initially notified Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders at 8:43 a.m. It was reported that three individuals aloft entered the water when the towline connecting the...

Coast Guard and local agencies investigate parasailing incident

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Coast Guard is investigating a parasailing accident that occurred in the vicinity of Pier 60 near Clearwater Beach., Sunday.