Maintenance error led to US$3.8 million casualty

The Wenatchee prior to the accident.

Source: Washington State Department of Transportation​​

An improperly tightened fastener led to a diesel engine failure on the passenger and car ferry Wenatchee resulting in nearly US$3.8 million in damages, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has revealed.

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