Elmira/Corning Regional Airport

South Korea Ferry Update

South Korea Ferry Update
(WENY)- Authorities have arrested Six crew members and the Captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea last week. The South Korean president has accused the ferry's captain and crew of negligence and abandoning people in need. According to reports, the captain initially told passengers to stay in their rooms and waited more than 30 minutes before issuing an evacuation order. Coast guard officials say there are 86 confirmed deaths and about 220 others still missing. Roughly 250 of the dead or missing were students from a high school who were visiting a tourist island.