Cruise ship off Norway Issues Mayday Call

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Saturday, March 23, 2019

The Viking Sky cruise ship, operating off the coast of Norway is evacuating its 1,300 passengers and crew due to severe weather and propulsion problems.

The ship sent out a mayday call.

A high-risk helicopter rescue operation is underway.

Police in the area says that the ship managed to anchor in Hustadsvika Bay.

MV Viking Sky is a cruise ship which was launched in 2016 and entered service in 2017.
 



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