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Italy / Cruise Ship Accident #1019840

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The identification of the bodies of Americans Barbara and Jerald Heil††, who died in the accident on the cruise ship Costa Concordia on January 13, reported; photos shown.

(Giglio, Italy: Allen Pizzey) The fate of the luxury cruise liner examined; scenes shown of the half-submerged ship off the island of Giglio; details given about what may happen to the boat after it is floated off. [Giglio tourist HEAD, boat GUY - say the ship needs to go.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Diagram of how the ship would be refloated and righted shown. The house arrest of the ship's captain, who awaits charges, noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Pizzey, Allen

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