Costa captain was ‘lightly thrown off’ stricken ship by accident

Captain Francesco Schettino appeared in court in Grosseto, in Tuscany, the nearest city to the island of Giglio, where the ship capsized on the night of January 13, 2012, with the loss of 32 lives.The captain of the Costa Concordia did not abandon his ship but was inadvertently “thrown” off the cruise liner during a chaotic evacuation, his lawyer said on Tuesday at the start of a long-anticipated trial. Captain Francesco Schettino appeared in court in Grosseto, in Tuscany, the nearest city to the island of Giglio, where the ship capsized on the night of January 13, 2012, with the loss of 32 lives.

Costa captain was ‘lightly thrown off’ stricken ship by accident, says lawyer dna
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