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Paxos boat accident: Family are Britons living in the USA

New details come to surface about the tragic boat accident where a 15-year-old boy lost his life when he fell into the sea and was caught by the vessel propeller on Saturday afternoon.

According to local media and the Greek Coast Guard, the teenager boy slipped due to the sea waves and fell into the sea.

The father had a license for a speed boat.

The family were Briton living in USA.

Also on board were two siblings aged 17 and 15.

The 54-year old father was detained immediately after the fatal accident. He gave testimony and was released.

The accident happened about half a nautical mile off the Gaios port of Paxos island.

It looks as if the father transferred the body of his child to the port.

The speed boat was chartered for a sail in the area, corfutvnews reports.

Authorities have order an autopsy to determine the exact causes of the death of the 15-year-old boy.

 

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