More than 4,000 passengers and crew were onboard the doomed Costa Concordia when it struck rocks after Schettino allegedly changed course in order to carry out a sail-by salute of a Mediterranean island to impress holidaymakers.
Details of the final moments of the 32 people who died in the Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy have emerged in a prosecution report.
The 60-page document makes up the official request to have captain Francesco Schettino – who was in charge at the time – sent for trial.
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Pope Emeritus Benedict compared to Costa Concordia captain An Italian parish priest has caused uproar after burning a photograph of Benedict XVI during a church service and likening him to the disgraced captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship captain. The Telegraph
Tragedy and heroism as final moments of Costa Concordia victims are revealed. A five-year-old girl was unable to find a place on a lifeboat on the Costa Concordia, it has emerged, as compelling details of the nightmarish last moments of the victims were laid bare in a 60-page dossier deposited in an Italian court.