We haven’t seen images like this since “Titanic,” starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. Sadly, this cruise ship disaster is more of a reality show nightmare than movie.
A top Italian coast guard official, Marco Brusco, says 29 are still missing after Saturday’s shipwreck — a higher estimate than before. Six people are confirmed dead. A retired couple from Minnesota is among those still missing. Rescue divers are racing to find more survivors.
The Costa Concordia crashed into a reef off the Tuscan coast and capsized. Owners of the boat are placing blame on the captain. They say he steered the ship from its regular course, causing the emergency.