Luisa Antonio Virzi Passenger Death Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Sinking

Luisa Antonio Virzi – Costa Concordia Sinking, Carnival’s Costa Concordia – January 13, 2012, Time of Death 9:45-4:00.

Time of Cruise Ship DeathLuisa Antonio Virzi – Costa Concordia Sinking, Carnival’s Costa Concordia, Time of Death 9:45-4:00

Luisa Antonio Virzi, 49, from Italy died aboard Carnival Corp’s, Costa Cruises’ Costa Concordia when the cruise ship grounded off the coast of Giglio, Italy on Friday the 13, January 13, 2012.

Virzi was on board with her friend Maria Grazia Trecarichi who also died aboard. The two women were traveling with Trecarichi’s daughter, Stephanie, and her boyfriend Andrea Ragusa who were rescued.

The captain of Concordia (Francesco Schettino) took the cruise ship too close to shore, it grounded on a reef, ripping a massive hole in the hull of the ship, leaving a huge rock embedded in the hull. Lower compartments began to flood, causing the ship to list severely.