2024 Boat Propeller Accident Media Reports

Media coverage of 2023 recreational boat propeller accidents.

If you are aware of coverage of a 2023 propeller accident that is not reported here, please contact us.

Fatal accidents are coded immediately in front of the reporting data as:

D indicates a U.S. fatality

D indicates a fatality outside the U.S.


  • 20 January accident in Maldives – 23 January 2024 DiverNet “Prop severs female diver’s leg in Maldives” reports A 62 year old lady was struck by a boat propeller in the Maldives on 20 January 2024. She became caught in a buoy that as entangled in the propeller. Her leg was chopped off at the knee. Responders were unable to find her leg. She was taken to Tree Top Hospital.

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