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

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Coast Guard Search for Crew Member Who Fell from a Carnival Cruise Ship Leaving Cuba

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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.