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Italy / Cruise Ship Disaster #1012018

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 15, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The search and recovery operation for the cruise ship Costa Concordia that ran aground Friday night introduced; map shown.

(Porto Santo Stefano, Italy: Michelle Kosinski) The admission by the Costa ship owners of the likelihood of human error by Capt. Francesco Schettino† in the ship accident examined; scenes shown of a sea rescue, new video from inside the ship and of the listing ship. [Passengers Alex BEACH†, Blake MILLER†, Debbie CDEBACA†- describe what happened on the ship.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The questions about the safety of cruise ships examined; details given about prior cruise ship accidents with video shown and about the regulations for cruise ships. [TRAVELLER, Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Dan BREHM†- comment on ship safety.] [Several PASSENGERS - complain about lack of direction.]

Holt, Lester;
Kosinski, Michelle;
Potter, Mark

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