Brit tourists describe frantic search to find girl ‘in red pyjamas who can’t swim’ after she dropped from ‘rocky’ cruise ship

  • 10 Jun 2019, 10:29
  • Updated: 10 Jun 2019, 11:15
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BRIT tourists have actually told exactly exactly how a huge selection of people desperately looked for a lady in “pink pyjamas” who dropped from a “rocky” cruise liner in high winds near Majorca.

Yesterday tourists lined the decks and scoured the ocean after a Tannoy announcement revealed she had fallen from Norwegian Epic cruise liner.

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The ship had kept Cannes on Friday and ended up being as a result of dock in Palma, Majorca, in the beginning Saturday.

Nonetheless it turned around at about 8.30am if the captain arrived regarding the Tannoy and announced they certainly were planning to look for a missing woman.

Families stated she had final been seen wearing red pyjamas on her balcony at around 1am on Saturday early early morning and told exactly exactly how her heartbroken household warned she could not swim.

The search proceeded but ended at around 3pm today.

A cruise line spokesman confirmed that they had maybe not discovered the passenger – whom reports that are early proposed ended up being an adolescent.

A Norwegian Cruise Line spokesman said: “Early early morning on June 8, a 63-year-old Korean feminine guest went overboard whilst the ship had been cruising from Cannes, France to Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

” Once the report had been made, the authorities had been notified and a search and rescue procedure ensued. The search has ceased, and sadly, the visitor will not be discovered.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all the person’s family members in this hard time.”


A huge selection of people lined the decks to greatly help the frantic look for the girl who reportedly “could not swim” whilst the ship switched right back near Menorca.

Claire Murphy, from Tonbridge, Kent who was simply from the ship for the week cruise that is long told sunlight on line: “They stated these people were switching round, because some body in red pyjamas have been seen going overboard, so we had to return to see her.

“Everyone ended up being bewildered and looking from the windows or in the edge of the ship.

“It took us a couple of hours getting back into the spot where they certainly were final seen. We stopped here for four hours to try to find her.

“we had been literally in the center of the Med, it had been actually windy plus it ended up being really rocky.”

Dr Kyjuan Brown, from Bermuda, told the Sun on line the feminine passenger had final been seen on the balcony at 1am wearing pyjamas that is pink.

He stated: “The balcony regarding the ship ended up being lined by passengers searching overboard for the girl that is missing.

The balcony associated with ship ended up being lined by people searching overboard for the girl that is missing

Witness Kyjuan Brown

“Around 8pm the search had been called down and also the captain informed us that based on the family members she could maybe perhaps maybe not swim at all. Provided the conditions it is not likely she might have survived.

“Everyone felt for the family members. It really is terrible to be on getaway and then leave without a grouped member of the family.”

The search implied that the people’ stop to Majorca had been terminated in addition to ship rather gone back to Barcelona.

Brit passenger Angela Elliott, 54, from Nottingham, included: “The ship travelled back again to the location where she had been final seen plus it proceeded to look that certain area going down and up until 9.30pm plus it ended up being too dark to keep.

“The ship then began its course to Barcelona. They did every thing they might.

“There were perhaps a hundred or so people shopping for a while. I do believe in the long run, many people unfortunately realised that there wouldn’t be much hope of her being discovered alive all things considered that time when you look at the water.

“A past statement on the tannoy associated with the ship had encouraged that she had not been a very good swimmer.”

Noah Kowaloff told sunlight on the web: “there clearly was a statement asking for the assistance looking from the edges associated with the ship for red pyjamas within the water. Many individuals had been searching through the top deck.

“We circled the exact same section of the Mediterranean. It is nevertheless hard to think it just happened.”



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