Collapse of the Pilots Tower, the former head of the Italian Coast Guard sentenced to three years in prison

The sentence was decided in the context of the trial on the location of the Pilots Tower, the structure collapsed on May 7, 2013 after the collision with the Jolly Nero ship. 9 people died in the disaster

Genoa - Admiral Felicio Angrisano, former Italian Coast Guard commander, was sentenced to three years in prison. The sentence was decided in the context of the trial on the location of the Pilots Tower, the structure collapsed on May 7, 2013 after the collision with the Jolly Nero ship. 9 people died in the disaster. The indicted are former planners, employers and executives who approved the tower's design.
In addition to the Admiral Angrisano, six other people were sentenced. The other convictions concern in particular: Fabio Capocaccia, former commissioner of the port, sentenced to two years (the prosecutor had asked for three years and four months); one year and six months for Angelo Spaggiari, structural engineer; two years for Paolo Grimaldi, engineer; one year and six months for Ugo Tomasicchio, former president of the section of the Higher Council of Public Works; one year and six months for Mario Como, structural engineer; one year for Giovanni Lettich, former head of the pilots corporation (three years).

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