Coast Guard raises ill-fated duck tour boat from the bottom of the lake

Investigators recovered the boat's data recorder, which may provide clues to how the crew responded and answers for families.
1:58 | 07/23/18

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Transcript for Coast Guard raises ill-fated duck tour boat from the bottom of the lake
Weer the sceneoday of that horrific duck boat accident in Branson, ouri, just a they LI the water. They revealed the life jackets right on the shelf in the boat. This question,cour, did as thisisaster was ginning to unfold? C'oo in Branson again tonight. Reporte that doom boat, back on the surface togh coast gua R it from the bottom of the . Itank in a vlent storm Thursday. That battlinwinds above 60 miles per hour and six-foot swells. 17 dying in that tfying disaster those crews liftinghe boat from the water, and you can see the line of life jacts there hanginom the top canopy. Survivor tia Coleman believes osests could have ved some of family members, including three young children. Is photo ten just before the try. Felt like if I was able to get aife jacket, I could have ved my babs. Reporter: But she says the ca passengers th wouldn't need the vest regulaone life jackets, pfds, to nboard, but -- decision to don those pfds I mad a on operational de for the captain onboard. Reporter: Investigators recovering the boat's data coh may provide clues to H the crew responded, and answers for agonized Ving families. Ce I've H a ho ialways been filled. Ays been filleth little feet and laughter and my husband. N't know H ING to do it. Marcus joins us tonight from brn. An Marcus, the captain of the boat H beeninrvwed by vestigatorand I'm sur they're looking for answers now T whysengers weren't wearing the lifejacket were they, in fact, told wear them? Reporter: Yeah, that's right, are ING into. That allegation that the captain did not tellers to put on life ets. And David, along whether Y tons were taken ahead of thaiolentstorm. David? All right, marcthank you.

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