Cruiseship accident Costa Concordia 13-01-2012 Italian version. At least 8 people died and 4 people missing. At 3.08 you see the cruiseship Costa Concordia on the ground. The ship had set sail from Civitavecchia Costa Cruises and was directed to Savona, carrying about 4200 passengers. He had a problem with the electric forced the crew to transfer all the occupants on the lifeboats in the direction of the neighboring island of Giglio The Costa Concordia Giglio Island (Tuscany) OME — Six people died in the early hours of Saturday after a cruise ship ran aground off the Italian coast in an accident which forced the coast guard to evacuate over 4000 people, media reports said. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it hit a reef near the Isola del Giglio late Friday. The local mayor said he feared further casualties as it was proving difficult to rescue the last passengers. One of the victims was a man in his 70s who died of a heart attack caused by the shock to his system when he jumped into the icy waters, reports said. Several people were also injured in the accident, two of them seriously.
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