Was Boat Overcrowded Before It Capsized, Killing 3 Kids?

Investigators are trying to learn more about the crucial seconds before a yacht capsized off Long Island, killing three children and leaving 24 others scrambling for their lives. The July Fourth accident has left more questions than answers in the search for a definitive cause.

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  • Captain of capsized migrant boat charged with manslaughter in Italy
    CATANIA, Sicily, April 21 (UPI) --Italian prosecutors charged the captain of a migrant boat that capsized, killing hundreds of people ... the migrant boat was further compromised because it was overcrowded. Survivors of the shipwreck told authorities ...
    04/21/2015 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Overcrowded boat capsizes in Lagos
    Lagos - An overloaded passenger boat capsized in Nigeria's largest city of Lagos, killing 13 people, two of them children, the emergency services said on Wednesday. “The accident occurred around 7.45pm (18.45 GMT) on Tuesday in (the neighbourhood of ...
    03/11/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Tourist boat capsizes in Andaman Sea, 'killing 21'
    A tourist boat has sunk off India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, with the loss of 21 lives, officials say. The boat, Aqua Marine, capsized on Sunday afternoon ... which was overcrowded, started to tilt," said Thiagarajan, 63, who ...
    01/26/2014 - 4:28 pm | View Link
  • Owners of reckless white water rafting firm whose overcrowded boat capsized, killing nine-year-old British girl are jailed following parents' campaign for justice
    The reckless owners of a white water rafting firm have been jailed following a campaign by the parents of a British schoolgirl who drowned after being thrown out of an overcrowded boat. Tragic Cerys Potter, nine, was on holiday with her family in south ...
    06/11/2013 - 1:11 am | View Link
  • Boat Capsizes, Killing 55
    At least 55 people are believed to have drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Somalia, the UN refugee agency says. The UNHCR said the overcrowded boat ran into trouble soon after it left the port of Bosasso in north-east Somalia. The boat ...
    12/20/2012 - 8:25 pm | View Link
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  • UPDATED : Italy Migrant Boat Sinks Killing At Least 290 ...
    At least 94 migrants have been killed and scores are missing after a boat caught fire and capsized near a Sicilian island, the coastguard has told Sky News
    08/1/2015 - 11:40 pm | View Website
  • Mediterranean capsized migrant boat captain faces charges ...
    The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, faces charges of reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say.
    04/21/2015 - 3:01 am | View Website
  • Mediterranean capsized migrant boat captain faces charges ...
    The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, faces charges of reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say.
    04/20/2015 - 8:20 pm | View Website
  • Boat capsizes in the Mediterranean sea; 700 feared dead ...
    As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean ...
    04/20/2015 - 2:41 am | View Website
  • Africa
    Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship carrying an estimated 700 migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in ...
    04/19/2015 - 4:58 am | View Website
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