Marine MO-2019-202

The jet boat involved in this accident | TAIC photo
The jet boat involved in this accident | TAIC photo
Recreational jet boat, collision with terrain, Hollyford River, Fiordland National Park, 19 March 2019
Status: Current
Occurrence Date: 
19 March 2019
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an investigation into the jet boat accident on the Hollyford River in Fiordland.

The circumstances reported to date are that a jet boat crashed shortly before 9pm on the evening of Monday 18 March 2019. There was one fatality and the three other persons on board received minor to moderate injuries.

[As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings.]
Location: 
Hollyford River, Fiordland National Park (-44.5505,168.1016) [may be approximate]