Several NCL crew members reported to me that a crew member aboard the Norwegian Sun went overboard early yesterday morning while the Sun was proceeding to Juneau, Alaska.
The crew member reportedly went overboard before the cruise ship reached Juneau.
The crew members was not rescued and his body was not located.
We are not mentioning the crew member’s name or his nationality at this time.
There has been no mention of a missing passenger in the press. The last two deaths of crew members (read articles here and here) were not reported in the press and were brought to our attention by other crew members).
Update: The AP via the Alaskan Daily Journal reports that that Coast Guard says footage from the security system of the Norwegian Cruise Line ship shows the crew member jumping overboard without a life jacket at 4:16 a.m. Thursday. The Alaskan State Troopers say they were not notified until 11 hours later – shortly after 5 p.m. The search was called off just 5 hours later.
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