Monthly Archives: July 2016

Crew Member Dies, Three Injured In Norwegian Breakaway Safety Drill Accident

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An accident during a routine safety drill aboard the Norwegian Breakaway today sent four crew members overboard, including a 41-year-old member who later died from his injuries.

According to a police spokesperson, via The Royal Gazette, the crew members were on a lifeboat when its wiring broke, leaving it dangling and dropping all four individuals into the ocean. The ship’s medical team responded immediately, and the crew members were sent to a local hospital for treatment where the yet unnamed Filipino crew member died. The other […]