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300 mph Bluebird jet boat returns to water 51 years after fatal crash

August 6, 2018 7:15 PM
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300 mph Bluebird jet boat returns to water 51 years after fatal crash

The famed jet boat Bluebird returned to the water Saturday for the first time since a 1967 crash that killed pilot Donald Campbell during a world speed-record attempt.

Watched by well-wishers including Campbell's daughter Gina Campbell, the sleek blue hydroplane was lowered into Loch Fad on Scotland's Isle of Bute, where it will undergo low-speed tests.

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