A newspaper in Brazil reports that a passenger from Costa Cruises’ Victoria cruise ship went overboard during an excursion while the cruise ship was off the coast of Brazil between Río de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Costa Cruises - Costa VictoriaEntitled "Una Turista Argentina Falleció Cerca de Río," the article reports that the passenger was from Argentina.  She had taken an excursion boat with other passengers to go to a beach to snorkel and dive.  The passenger went overboard during the trip, and her body was found hours later.

No information was provided to explain how the passenger went overboard.  The passenger’s name was not released.  The article indicates that Brazilian authorities will be investigating and a report is expected in 90 days.


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