Afternoon, Sunday October 2nd
Just before 3pm
Weather: Warm, sunny, windless
Capsized tour boat on the shore of Lake George in New York's Andirondack Mountains
21 brought to Glens Falls Hospital
Boat: 12 metre, glass enclosed, owned by Shoreline Cruises [operating 20yrs]
Flipped and sank in 21 meters of water
Benches on vessel not fixed in place
Owner: Jim Quirk
Sightseeing boat was carrying 49 people on a senior citizens' outing traveling the scenic lake north of Albany
NY state police supt. Wayne Bennett:
"Nothing of this magnitude has ever happened," "It's unprecedented."
Dorothy Warren said one survivor told her "she saw a big boat coming close and she said, 'Whoop-dee-doo. I love a rocking boat!'"
"It was so sudden"
"...all of a sudden, the boat started to tip; they went to one side, and then went over."