Prowler vs Attessa IV boat crash: What happened?

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)- One person is confirmed dead after two boats collided nine miles offshore from Imperial Beach. Fishermen on the “Prowler” were on their way back from Mexican Waters when their boat collided with a mega-yacht, the "Attessa IV" Friday night. One of the survivors on the Prowler spoke exclusively with 10News about his experience. 

It was supposed to be a fun overnight fishing trip for father-son duo Hung and Ken Ngo. Instead, they came back with an unbelievable survival story.
The two anglers from Westminster were with 15 other sport-fishermen on the Prowler, when the collision happened. 

"Loud. Something hit the boat hard. Like Bang!” Ngo said. 

The United States Coast Guard said the 65-foot fishing boat collided with a 332-foot mega yacht, the Attessa IV, just after 7 pm Friday. 
Ngo immediately woke up from his nap and ran up to the top deck. What he saw was a completely different Prowler.

"The whole right side…

Original published: 2018-10-29 01:12:30 Read the full San Diego News here


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