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4 dead, including American, after tourist boat sinks near Galapagos Islands

Added 09-27-22 01:18:02pm EST - “A tourist boat carrying 37 people on board sank near the Galapagos Islands on Sunday, leaving at least four passengers dead, including an American, a Colombian citizen and two Ecuadorians.” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “4 dead, including American, after tourist boat sinks near Galapagos Islands”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

At least four people died — including a US citizen — and several others are still missing after a tourist boat sank near the Galapagos Islands over the weekend, Ecuadorian authorities said.

Authorities said they are investigating the sinking of the vessel, known as the Angy, that covered a route between Isabela Island and the town of Puerto Ayora.

Besides the American passenger, a Colombian citizen and two Ecuadorians perished when the boat went down Sunday, authorities said. The victims had not been identified as of Tuesday morning.

There were 37 people aboard the Angy, including citizens of Israel, Germany, Spain and Switzerland, reported the Times of Israel.

The local news channel Teleamazonas reported that the boat had run out of fuel and experienced mechanical problems.

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