ITALY (WKOW) --The captain of the Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that struck rocks off Italy's coast on January 15, 2012, has apologized for the accident.
Francesco Schettino says he was "distracted" when this ship hit the rock. The BBC reports that Schettino made the comments in an interview with an Italian television station. Schettino reportedly says he thinks constantly about the victims, but insists other should share the blame for the disaster.
He was recently freed from house arrest and is facing allegations of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship. Thirty-two people died in the accident in January.
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