Accident Database

Report ID# 378

  • Flush Drowning
  • Does not Apply
  • Failed Rescue

Accident Description

On May 29 a commercial group was running Maytag Rapid on the Goodyear's Bar run of the North Fork of the Yuba at 4000 cfs, a very high level. The raft flipped. A guest became caught in oar rig hardware but eventually worked free and survived. The victim entered the water to assist and was carried downstream into the rapids below.



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