Accident: Costa Concordia capsize

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Accident: Costa Concordia capsize Gender: N/A
born on 13 January 2012 at 20:45:05 (= 8:45 PM )
Place Giglio Porto, Italy, 42n22, 10e55
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Liefeld
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 23°01' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 19°40 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 06°33'

Accident: Costa Concordia capsize
photo: Roberto Vongher, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Italian shipwreck, the cruise ship set off from the Italian port of Civitavecchia at about 7 PM local time. At 9:30 PM, it hit rocks off the coast of the island of Giglio. With a damaged hull, the liner started tp take on water and the captain attempted to turn the ship toward the island's port. The ship listed and began to sink. At 10:10 the abandon ship signal was sounded and passengers, in the dark, attempted to find life vests and life boats. Many jumped into the lifeboats or plunged into the icy waters. The captain, Francesco Schettino, was placed under arrest as authorties attempted to piece together the events that led to the accident and assess the the captain's culpability. As of a few days after the accident, 11 people had died and over 20 were still missing.

Link to Wikipedia article


Source Notes

RAI: Concordia, storia di un disastro

"Ore 21:45'05" La Concordia incaglia sugli scogli delle Scole. E' una brusca frenata." (21:45:05 Concordia hit a rock of the island "le Scole". It was an infernal noise) It capsized at 22:10 according to the news report and the abandon ship signal was given.


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