NATION – DUCK BOAT DISASTER 17 Tourists Killed in Missouri Lake Tragedy
Repurposed Amphibious Military Surplus Boat Sinks and Traps tour Riders. 17 of the 31 riders killed, 9 from one family.
Branson, MO: A tourist filled Branson Duck Boat sank in Table Rock Lake when the tour was hit by a flash storm. The amphibious vehicle crashed into high waves taking on water. Survivors report life jackets being handed out while boat was sinking. 17 of the 31 people aboard could not escape the cloudy water filled sinking boat modified with a covered solid non breakaway canopy reducing exit possibilities. The Captain and 16 tourists perished.