Last Moments Before Duck Boat Sank

Video and audio recordings from the fatal duck boat crash on July 19 in Branson reveal the lake went from calm to deadly in minutes.

According to information released yesterday [Friday] the boat entered the water at 6:55 PM, and the lake was calm.

At 7:00 whitecaps appeared on the water and the winds increased. The captain made two calls on a handheld radio and alarms sounded.

Water was splashing in the passenger compartment by 7:05, and the recording ended 3 minutes later.

Seventeen of the 31 passengers on board were killed.

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