“Costa Concordia -Trappola in mare” speciale su Nove – Tv

(ANSA) – ROME, January 12 – In the evening of January 13, 2012 at 21:45, the Costa Concordia, which was sailing from Civitavecchia to Savona on a cruise in the Mediterranean, collided with the smallest rocks of Le Scuol, located about 500 meters from the port of Isola del Giglio: the accident caused a wound of 70 meters in the hull of the ship. The ship capsized and sank in shallow waters, carrying more than four thousand people. While a dramatic rescue mission saved thousands of lives, 32 people died in one of the largest marine disasters since the Titanic.
Ten years after the shipwreck, the two-hour “Costa Concordia – Trap in the Sea” special, which aired on Saturday 15 January at 21.25 on TV on Nove and available live on Discover+, reconstructs that night with exclusive testimonials. From a first person perspective. Survivors and rescuers, unreleased films, computer graphics, and thoughts from leading experts, to illustrate the facts of this tragic event in detail.
During the massive rescue operation, while thousands of passengers and crew were desperately trying to abandon the giant ship, Captain Francesco Schettino was no longer on board, he abandoned his ship. In the aftermath of the tragedy, rumors about his behavior began to spread and affect his life forever. After garnering worldwide media attention for his behavior, he was tried for manslaughter, negligent injury, shipwreck, and ship abandonment and was sentenced to appeal and cassation for 16 years, in addition to being banned from all naval professions for 5 years.
But have the mysteries surrounding this incident been revealed? How did the Costa Concordia sink? Was Schettino solely responsible for this colossal tragedy? Was it an unexpected tragedy? What really went wrong? Ten years later, there are still many unanswered questions. Costa Concordia – Trap in the Sea” (1×120′) produced by Itn Productions and distributed by Beyond Rights. (ANSA).

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