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ID:

373

Date:

2003-11-01

Headline:

History of Human Error Found in Ferry Accidents

Reporter's name:

Mike McIntire

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

New York, NY

Summary:

The New York Times used FOIA to obtain Coast Guard safety records which revealed details of dozens of incidents, which injured hundreds of people, involving Staten Island ferries, after an October 2003 crash killed ten passengers.

Notes:

The Times obtained 1,500 records from 25 years of investigations and inspections, as well as disciplinary hearings dating back to the 1950s.

Keywords:

Coast Guard, safety, water, ferry, Staten Island

URL:

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/01/nyregion/history-of-human-error-found-in-ferry-accidents.html


Agencies:

DHS

States:

NY

Categories:

Coast Guard
transportation


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