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

  • 10 Jun 2019, 10:29
  • Updated: 10 Jun 2019, 11:15
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BRIT tourists have told just how a huge selection of people desperately looked for a female 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 because of dock in Palma, Majorca, in early stages Saturday.

Nevertheless it turned around at about 8.30am once the captain came regarding the Tannoy and announced these were likely to look for a woman that is missing.

Families stated she had last been seen wearing pyjamas that is pink her balcony at around 1am on Saturday early morning and told just how her heartbroken household warned she could not swim.

The search continued but ended at around 3pm today.

A cruise line spokesman confirmed that they had maybe perhaps perhaps not discovered the passenger – who reports that are early proposed ended up being a teenager.

A Norwegian Cruise Line spokesman said: “Early morning on June 8, a 63-year-old Korean feminine guest went overboard even though the ship had been sailing 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 unfortunately, the visitor will not be found.

“Our thoughts and prayers are because of the person’s household in this hard time.”


A huge selection of people lined the decks to assist the frantic look for the girl whom apparently “could not swim” because the ship switched right back near Menorca.

Claire Murphy, from Tonbridge, Kent who was simply from the ship for the week long cruise, told sunlight on the web: “They stated these people were switching round, because somebody in pink pyjamas have been seen going overboard, so we had to return to check out her.

“Everyone had been bewildered and seeking from the windows or regarding the side of the ship.

“It took us two hours to have back again to the area where these were final seen. We stopped here for four hours in an attempt to find her.

“we had been literally in the center of the Med, it absolutely was actually windy plus it had been really rocky.”

Dr Kyjuan Brown, from Bermuda, told the Sun on the web 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 people searching overboard for the lacking girl.

The balcony of this ship ended up being lined by people searching overboard when it comes to lacking girl

Witness Kyjuan Brown

“Around 8pm the search had been called down while the captain informed us that in accordance with the family members she could perhaps perhaps not swim after all. Offered the conditions it really is not likely she will have survived.

“Everyone felt for the family members. It is terrible to take holiday and then leave without having a grouped member of the family.”

The search implied that the people’ stop to Majorca had been terminated together with ship instead gone back to Barcelona.

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

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

“there have been possibly a hundred or so people interested in a whilst. I believe in the long run, many people unfortunately realised that there wouldn’t be hope that is much of being discovered alive all things considered that time when you look at the water.

“A past statement throughout the tannoy of this ship had encouraged that she had not been a stronger swimmer.”

Noah Kowaloff told sunlight on line: “there is an announcement asking for the assistance looking from the edges of this ship for red pyjamas into the water. Lots of people had been searching through the top deck.

“We circled the exact same part of the Mediterranean. It is nevertheless difficult to think it simply happened.”


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