Overboard Passenger Dies
A Carnival Glory passenger died after falling overboard near the Honduran coast August 19. The ship was enroute to Grand Cayman when the incident occurred. Passengers told the crew twice they had seen the woman’s body in the water before they notified the emergency services onboard the vessel.
It took the ship almost 45 minutes before the ships altered course after passengers first reported her being overboard. The 65-year-old female victim was recovered the following day.
Other incidents in the cruise industry:
In March, a 54-year-old man fell off the Carnival Glory off the Mexican coast. He was safely recovered. Last week, two passengers fell off the Cunard QM2 and the MSC Magnifica. And, a Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas crewmember suffered first-degree burns after flames sparked near the engine and spread to the deck.