NTSB: Undertorqued Bolt Caused $3.8M in Damage Aboard WSF Ferry

The NTSB has released a report on a dangerous engine failure aboard the ferry Wenatchee after an overhaul in 2021. When an undertorqued bolt rattled loose, the engine threw a conn rod and half of a piston through an inspection cover, starting a fire and causing millions of dollars of damage.

PUBLISHED MAR 15, 2022 10:30 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE

One point for the engineering mindset.