America Coast Guard has suspended its seek for a Royal Caribbean crew member who went overboard off the coast of Florida early on Thursday.
The 26-year-old worker, whose identify was not launched, was reportedly seen falling off the Majesty of the Seas by fellow crew members round 2:35 a.m., a spokesperson for Royal Caribbean instructed Fox Information. Rescue efforts commenced instantly, and the Coast Guard was additionally notified, the cruise line added.
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“At 6:43 a.m., the U.S. Coast Guard suggested the ship that they’d be assuming management of the search. The ship was then launched from the search and in a position to proceed to Port Everglades,” a spokesperson instructed Fox Information. “Our Care Crew is offering help to the crew member’s household and buddies, and our ideas and prayers are with them.”
The U.S. Coast Guard seventh District Southeast shared a information launch Thursday morning, confirming that three crews had been dispatched to seek for the worker, who fell roughly 37 miles off the coast of Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano Seaside.
On Friday morning, the Coast Guard confirmed the search had been suspended.
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“We’ve been involved with the crewmember’s household all through our search efforts and know this can be a very troublesome and painful time for them,” Cmdr. Jason Aleksak, Sector Miami chief of response acknowledged in a subsequent information launch. “Suspending a search is among the most troublesome selections we’ve to make as first responders, and it’s by no means made calmly.”
The ship, which was getting back from a five-day cruise to the Bahamas, returned to Port Everglades later that morning.
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Thursday’s incident mirrors that of the same state of affairs from December, throughout which a 20-year-old Royal Caribbean cruise entertainer went lacking after presumably going overboard on Christmas Day. The Coast Guard suspended the search days afterward.