Costa Concordia Disaster: New Photos Show Ship Hours After It Ran Aground

01/26/2012 01:03 pm ET | Updated Mar 27, 2012

New photos have surfaced showing the Costa Concordia in the immediate hours after the cruise liner ran aground off the coast of Italy's Isola del Giglio.

The Costa Concordia rammed into a reef and capsized on the night of January 13 when it steered too close to the Tuscan coast. The ship was on a cruise of the Mediterranean and had 4,200 people aboard. The bodies of 16 people killed in the disaster have been found, and 17 remain missing.

The ship's captain, Francesco Schettino, has been accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning the ship before all passengers were evacuated. He is currently under house arrest.

See the new photos in the slideshow below.


Costa Concordia 1/14

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