Accident/Emergency

Civilian divers find plane wreckage just 40 mins into search
Civilian divers find plane wreckage just 40 mins into search

November 16, 2018

A CIVILIAN effort to locate the plane of missing pilot Byron Ferguson proved fruitful after a team mobilised by Gina Knowles, co-founder of online support group HeadKnowles, discovered plane debris in the waters off Nirvana Beach yesterday...

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My daddy's last words: 'I love you'
My daddy's last words: 'I love you'

November 15, 2018

Devastated Arlene Newton Gaitor said yesterday she will hold on to her father Cyril Gaitor’s last words to her the night before he tragically died, when he told her he loved her...

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UPDATED: 'Rescuers are failing lost pilot'
UPDATED: 'Rescuers are failing lost pilot'

November 12, 2018

RELATIVES of Byron Ferguson, the pilot of the small plane that crashed in waters off Nirvana Beach on Thursday night, are frustrated and dissatisfied with the way officials have conducted search and rescue efforts for the beloved father, husband, son, and brother...

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Search after man falls off boat
Search after man falls off boat

November 12, 2018

THE search for a missing Bahamian man who fell overboard from a vessel off central Eleuthera on Friday night has been suspended, a Royal Bahamas Defence Force official confirmed to The Tribune yesterday...

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Plane plunges into sea off Love Beach

November 09, 2018

A SMALL plane crashed in waters off Love Beach in western New Providence last night...

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House fire takes life of boy, 5
House fire takes life of boy, 5

November 07, 2018

POLICE are investigating a house fire that led to the death of a five-year-old boy in Eleuthera on Monday night...

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Leicester City owner among five dead in helicopter crash
Leicester City owner among five dead in helicopter crash

October 29, 2018

The owner of Leicester City FC died when his helicopter crashed outside the stadium, the club has confirmed.

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Man dies after industrial accident on Inagua
Man dies after industrial accident on Inagua

October 21, 2018

Police on Inagua are investigating an industrial accident which left a man dead on Sunday...According to reports, shortly after 7am, a vessel was attempting to dock at Morton Salt...

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Family's agony year on from missing flight
Family's agony year on from missing flight

October 01, 2018

ONE year after a US couple vanished with their aircraft while en route to Rum Cay for their wedding and honeymoon, their families are still seeking information from anyone who might have any details on what happened to their loved ones...

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Shark bite victim says she'll be back to The Bahamas
Shark bite victim says she'll be back to The Bahamas

September 27, 2018

AN American woman bitten by a shark in Abaco on Sunday says she plans to return to The Bahamas in just "a few days" and will go spearfishing again...

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US diver bitten by reef shark
US diver bitten by reef shark

September 26, 2018

A MASSACHUSETTS woman, who was airlifted to Florida after a shark attack in Abaco over the weekend, is reportedly recovering in hospital after successful surgery to save her fingers...

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UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road
UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road

September 24, 2018

TRAFFIC police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a hit-and-run traffic fatality that occurred on the Tonique Williams-Darling highway...

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Marine in fatal crash with two pedestrians
Marine in fatal crash with two pedestrians

September 17, 2018

TWO pedestrians were killed early yesterday morning after a collision with a car driven by an off-duty marine...

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Inspector Blatch Shot By A Lone Gunman
Inspector Blatch Shot By A Lone Gunman

September 12, 2018

Inspector Carlos Blatch, a police officer at Government House is dead after he was shot earlier on Wednesday near H O Nash Junior High School on Dolphin Drive in front of his young daughter.

Assistant Commissioner Clayton Fernander said the officer was shot during a robbery.

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PM Minnis viewed the State of Rum Cay All Age-School, Damaged by Fire

September 04, 2018

At Rum Cay All-Age School today, September 3, 2018 for a full assessment on the recent fire at the school on Saturday, September 1, 2018, Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Hubert Minnis...

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Teenagers die in power line tragedy
Teenagers die in power line tragedy

September 03, 2018

ONE day before the start of the new school year, two high school students were tragically killed in an early morning accident in Grand Bahama when they were fatally electrocuted moments after surviving a car crash...

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Dominican dies in Bimini crane fire
Dominican dies in Bimini crane fire

August 30, 2018

A Dominican crane operator was killed in north Bimini yesterday after a 40ft beam he was attempting to move snapped his machine's cable and crashed on to the crane's cabin, fatally pinning him inside as the crane was engulfed in flames...

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NEMA hands out cash to Ragged families
NEMA hands out cash to Ragged families

August 28, 2018

WEEKS ahead of the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma, which devastated Ragged Island, the National Emergency Management Agency issued more than $70,000 in financial assistance to affected residents.

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Taranique still trapped in limbo
Taranique still trapped in limbo

August 28, 2018

SICK, stateless teen Taranique Thurston is still in limbo as her family struggles to secure funding to treat her life-threatening brain cyst...

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