Overboard Missing Cruise Employee Found 21 Miles North Of Cuba

Overboard Missing Cruise Employee Found 21 Miles North Of Cuba

Overboard Missing Cruise Employee Found 21 Miles North Of Cuba

Crew members on Carnival Glory who played a role in the rescue at sea on Sunday of a Norwegian Cruise Line crew member. On Sunday, crew and guests aboard another cruise ship, the Carnival Glory, saw him in the water.

The U.S. Coast Guard tells us Carnival Glory's next port of call is Cozumel, Mexico and that's where the crew member is expected to unboard.

The crew member is being treated by Glory's shipboard medical team, Carnival said.

The Getaway, which left Miami June 24 for an eight-day cruise, returned to Miami on Sunday.

"It was nothing short of miraculous", Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy said in a statement.

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A Norwegian Cruise Line crew member who fell overboard Saturday was miraculously found alive 22 hours later by a Carnival cruise ship.

Just 10 minutes later a HC-144 Ocean Sentry plane out of Miami was reportedly searching the 1,500 square mile area, but that yielded no result. She praised the crewmembers who found the man, lauding their "amazing effort to rescue a fellow seafarer".

The U.S. Coast Guard posted the following tweet after the successful rescue operation. The captain of the NCL ship made an announcement earlier this afternoon and the ship turned around to conduct a search.

A Norwegian Cruise Line crew member apparently treaded water for nearly 22 hours before being spotted in the waters off Cuba by the crew of a passing Carnival Cruise ship.

There is no word on how the crew member went overboard, but that person is in stable condition, officials said.

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