• Crew member falls from Carnival cruise ship leaving Cuba; Coast Guard search underway

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard Thursday from the Carnival cruise ship Victory.

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    It happened 30 miles northwest of Cuba as the Victory was returning to Miami from a four-day cruise, according to the USCG.


    The agency received a report about the incident and launched an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane and diverted the Coast Guard cutter Charles Sexton form the Miami Air Station to search for the man.


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