Duck boat crash report cites response to distress calls

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In a brief preliminary report on the July 7 collision in Philadelphia of a tug-driven barge and a duck boat that killed two young tourists, the National Transportation Safety Board said the tug's pilot evidently did not respond to the radio distress calls of the stalled duck and other nearby vessels.

However, the two-page report is not a finding of fault and is only a "summary of factual information" about the incident, an NTSB spokesman said.

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