Departure of Civitavecchia in the evening then on the way towards the isle of Giglio
Error of approach - The hull touches the rocks of Scola as the ship was sailing at approximately 17 knots-
A tear of more than 50 m provokes a leak of ower and floods machines.
COSTA CONCORDIA sailed along Giglio Isola on its speed without power and goes away...
The ship loses little by little of its speed.
In front of the awareness of the scale of the average, the staff decides to make half a U-turn towards the port of Giglio to make aground the ship and avoid the worst.
The ship ran aground stands still and begins to list on starboard.
The evacuation of the passenger ship is going to begin and to last in the middle of the night.
Gradually the passenger ship list more and more while passengers are always on board.
In the early hours the tragedy is consumed.