U.S. Coast Guard initiates seek for crew member who fell from cruise Ship close to Puerto Rico

The US Coast Guard has launched a search and rescue operation for a crew member who reportedly fell overboard from the MSC Seascape, a cruise ship navigating the waters northwest of Puerto Rico. 

The incident occurred on Tuesday night time.

Fall at sea

Experiences are that the 30-year-old particular person, an Indian nationwide whose identification stays undisclosed, tumbled into the Atlantic Ocean from a peak exceeding 30 toes (9 meters). 

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The incident occurred in the course of the MSC Seascape’s journey from Puerto Rico to the Dominican Republic, marking a routine leg of its voyage. 

Response from the Coast Guard

Recognizing the urgency of the state of affairs, the cruise ship’s crew promptly initiated emergency procedures.

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Experiences are {that a} lifeline was thrown, together with three life rings, in an effort to rescue the fallen crew member.

Moreover, a rescue boat was deployed into the ocean to actively seek for the person.

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