Look back: South Korea ferry disaster

POSTED: 7:34 AM Apr 16 2014   UPDATED: 5:31 PM Nov 11 2014

The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry who leapt to safety while hundreds of students died was sentenced to 36 years in prison today. Take a look back at images from the disaster.

South Korea ferry
1 / 11
Park Young-Chul-Donga Daily via Getty Images

Lee Joon-seok, the captain widely derided by families for leaping to safety while the hundreds of people remained inside the sinking South Korean ferry, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 years in jail. He was acquitted of murder, but found guilty of violating "seamen's law" and abandonment causing death and injury. Take a look back at images from the disaster earlier this year.

Popular now on WCYB.com

Around The Watercooler

Amazon

The zombie apocalypse will void Amazon's terms of service

Don't worry: Amazon's new terms of service won't apply if zombies attack.

McDonald's

Woman says her 6-year-old Happy Meal hasn't aged

A woman looking to prove a point has posted photos to Facebook of what she says is a 6-year-old McDonald's Happy Meal.

Pig

Giant pig wanders into NH primary polling station

A huge pig somehow made its way into a New Hampshire primary polling station Tuesday after it escaped from a farm, reports UPI.com.

Photo booth bandit

Photo booth bandit snapped during robbery

It's pretty risky to rob a place that has a camera pointed right at you.

Sure, we often see footage of suspects shot at convenience stores or banks, but we never get as good a look at them as we might if they stole from a photo booth.

That's exactly wh...

bunny rabbit in grass

Giant rabbit in Scotland needs home

Wanted: A home for a very large rabbit in Scotland.

advertisement

Email Sign-Up

advertisement