Weaving together home video, passenger and staff stories, National Geographic Channel will air a one-hour documentary February 13th recounting the recent Costa Concordia ship disaster off the coast of Italy. Titled Italian Cruise Ship Disaster: The Untold Stories, the U.S. documentary will look at the similarities and differences with the Titanic. In January, Carnival Cruise-owned Costa Concordia collided with rocks, tearing a 160-foot hole on the port side of the ship carrying 3200 passengers and 1000 crew, killing at least 17. The doc is produced by Dragonfly TV for National Geographic Channel. Alison Turner, Simon Dickson and Mark Roberts executive produced for Dragonfly; Michael Welsh and EVP Programming Michael Cascio executive produced for NGC. Marc Tiley and Paul O’Connor are producer-directors.
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