Archive for Canada

Houseboat Propeller Fatality on Shuswap: Andrea Jacura

Andrea Mary Jacura, 22, was swimming in Shuswap Lake in southern British Columbia Canada on Friday 10 July, 2015. A popular houseboating lake, this young woman from Edmonton, Alberta Canada was near an area known as Neilson Beach at the Cinnemousun Narrows north of Sicamous. She was swimming behind a houseboat, the houseboat was reversed, […]

Miles Wohlford dies from propeller injuries on Okanagan Lake in Canada

About 6pm Saturday 28 June 2014, a group of friends were tubing on Okanagan Lake near Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. Miles Wohlford, 14 of Vernon B.C., fell from the tube, the boat swung around to pick him up, and he was struck by the propeller. The boat was being operated by a 49 year old […]

Christopher “Chris” Stanley: Indirect Boat Propeller Accident?

Christopher Stanley, 17 of North Bay, Ontario Canada, was boating southeast of town with another teenage male on Lake Nosbonsing on Sunday June 15, 2014 about 8:45am. Details of exactly what happened are still sketchy, but somehow he and his friend ended up in the water with their 16 foot boat circling them in the […]