Cruise Ship Employee Falls Overboard, Saved 22 Hours Later

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Sunday, July 8, 2018

An investigation has been launched after a Norwegian Cruise Line employee fell off a ship.

The Getaway, a 54.5 m cruise ship, was off the coast of Cuba when the 33-year-old employee fell overboard.

He was rescued 22 hours later when he was picked up by a different cruise ship. He was not wearing a life preserver.

A Coast Guard search covered over 4000 square kilometers.



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