Apparently Francesco Schettino was not going down with the ship. Many passengers saw the captain of the Costa Concordia abandon the ship during the very first part of the evacuation. He was no doubt with the woman he had been seen drinking in the bar with prior to the accident. Italian police have charged the captain with a variety of crimes and it also looks like some of the sailors on the ship wanted to say hello to a fellow sailor friend of theirs so got closer to the coast then they would have liked and ran aground. All I have to say is that I hope he gets what is coming to him and if I was one of the passengers photographed above and knew the captain bailed on me while I was in a crowd like this probably scared out of my mind, I would be really really ticked off.