|Occupation||Former ship captain|
|Employer||Costa Cruises (2002–2012)|
|Known for||Captain of Costa Concordia|
|Criminal charge||Multiple manslaughter|
|Penalty||16 years in prison|
Francesco Schettino (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko sketˈtiːno]; born 14 November 1960) is an Italian former sea captain. He commanded the cruise ship Costa Concordia when it struck an underwater rock and capsized with the deaths of 32 passengers and crew off the Italian island of Giglio on 13 January 2012.
In 2015 he was sentenced to a 16-year prison sentence.
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