Public Submissions (Initial reports not yet confirmed by AW Safety Committee)

Accidents Since 1973

[ Reported Accidents per Year ]

Accident Database

20 Completed Safety Reports Found

State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private Links
TN United States 2022-01-01 Unidentified Man 19 Conasauga Creek FR 341 to Holly Springs Rd Bridge N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
Mexico 2021-12-17 Adam Mayo 43 Rio Jalacingo Upper Medium V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2021-11-15 Finnegan Woodruff 21 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners High V+ Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2021-11-05 Nick Parsons Green River 2. Green Narrows V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
AK United States 2021-11-04 Korkishko 75 Lake Creek River Chelatna Lake to Yentna River III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
NE United States 2021-10-08 Linda D. Schledewitz 65 North Platte River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2021-10-01 Alex Kolar 28 Deschutes River IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AL United States 2021-09-22 Johnny Henderson 35 Flooded Area N/A Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2021-09-17 Unknown Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
Japan 2021-09-17 Unidentified Man Tama River II Packraft-
Equipment Trap
/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2021-09-10 Unidentified Man Gauley River 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AK United States 2021-09-05 Jeffery DeRonde Eagle River N/A Packraft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2021-09-02 Allen Dahl 21 Lowe River Keystone Canyon High III+ Packraft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2021-09-02 David E. Roberts 73 Portneuf Ft.Hall Low I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2021-08-28 Dalton Edwards 29 White River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2021-08-28 Stephen Matrese 58 Swatara Creek High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
Russia 2021-08-20 Pyotr Kirienko Levaya Mama High III Packraft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2021-08-17 2 Unidentified Men Pigeon River IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
MO United States 2021-08-14 Unidentified Man Mississippi River N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2021-08-13 Tony (Antonio) de la Torre 67 French Broad Section 9 III Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More

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