What will be true about the Francis Scott Key bridge disaster by 2025? (Add Your Own Answer)
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82%
An overload trip mechanism was activated on the ship
53%
Ship rudder was not disabled during power loss event.
53%
Ship ran propeller in reverse before colliding with bridge
41%
Ship switched from one primary fuel source to another between leaving and colliding with bridge
36%
Ship had bad fuel
34%
The loss of power was caused by a cooling water blockage
34%
At least one member of the road crew working on the bridge received a warning about the ship via phone/radio before the collision
32%
Ship sounded its horn at least once between the first power loss and the collision
29%
Between the ship undocking and the collision, a person on the ship sustained a physical injury serious enough to prevent them from doing their job
25%
Ship operators were on drugs
23%
A person on the ship at the time of the collision will be convicted of assault against another person on the ship.
20%
A person was trespassing on the ship at the time of the collision
14%
A part of the ship other than the anchor fell off between leaving and the collision
6%
Container Ship was victim of cyber attack
Resolved
YES
Ship dropped anchor before colliding with the bridge
Resolved
YES
An emergency generator was activated on the ship before the collision

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-68670567

Emergency generator was activated before collision

Unfortunately, I believe it will be difficult to establish facts about this incident. There is missing data from the MV Dali's black box. I will keep investigating and close these out as reliable info becomes available.

@Yoae I don’t think you should feel too much pressure to resolve these quickly. There will be official reports coming out in the coming weeks and months, and I don’t see any harm in keeping many of these open until verified by a credible source, for example the coast guard or NTSB investigations.

It's too late for me to edit it now, but in the "overload trip mechanism" option, I meant to refer to an "over SPEED trip mechanism", as described here.

Hope you don't mind me adding all the options, @Yoae - I'm also not seeing the option to resolve them (not to say that I'd resolve any at this time, just to say that I think you're the only person with power to resolve) so I hope I'm writing these clearly enough that you'll be able to settle them at close.

@Jwags I closed out one possibility. It is hard to verify anything about this incident so far. If you have any reliable sources with answers, please let me know.

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We already know the ship lost power either partially or completely.