- West Country (W)
It was a tragedy which devastated what should have been an enjoyable bank holiday weekend near Padstow earlier this month. Six members of the same family, thrown from their speedboat, which then circled out of control, killing a father and daughter.
Accident investigators have today revealed the driver had not properly connected an important safety device.
A report into a speedboat accident off Padstow has revealed that a father and daughter died after he tried to make a fast turn.
A father and daughter were killed by their out-of-control speedboat in Cornwall after he took over the steering, investigators found.
A father of four who was killed in a speedboat accident along with his eight-year-old daughter doted on his family", his brother has said.