Date: December 20‚ 2009
Location: San Diego Bay‚ San Diego‚ CA
Type: Boat Accident
Outcome: 8 year-old-boy killed and 6 others injured
Tragedy struck during Sunday’s Parade of Lights on San Diego Harbor when a US Coast Guard vessel crashed into a recreational boat watching the parade. You can read more about this San Diego Bay boating accident here.
Date: June 27‚ 2009
Location: San Diego Bay under Coronado Bridge
Type: Boating accident
Outcome: No one injured
A mid-day harbor cruise in San Diego Bay went wrong for the owner of a brand new yacht when his ship began taking on water and sinking near the Coronado Bridge‚ which spans between San Diego and Coronado. It is unknown why the ship began to sink but we do know that the owner and any crew on board escaped unharmed.
A local passerby snapped this picture during the rescue operation by San Diego emergency vessels: