A cruise passenger has reportedly died after falling from the Harmony of the Seas, according to a passenger who contacted us.
This evening we received an email which stated that between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. today, there was a suicide/accident on Harmony of the Seas; someone fell/jumped from his balcony and died.
Later this evening, a guest on the cruise ship tweeted the following:
The passenger is apparently a 16 year old teenager (although there is also accounts that the passenger was in his 50’s who fell from an upper deck ), according to a guest on the ship. One passenger stated on Twitter that the guest died after hitting the “pavement.” Another passenger posted on Twitter that the person struck the “concrete dock.”
The Harmony of the Seas is currently on a week-long cruise to the Caribbean. The cruise ship left Fort Lauderdale on January 6th and has sailed to Philipsburg, St. Maarten and San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was scheduled to stop in Labadee, today from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. this evening. It is scheduled to return to Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, January 13th.
A crew member, Arron Hough, went overboard from the Harmony of the Seas two and one-half weeks ago.
Have a comment? Please leave a post below or join the discussion on our Facebook page.
January 15, 2019 Update: Boy, 16, falls to his death while trying to climb into room from balcony of Royal Caribbean ship via the Sun Sentinel.