Cruise Worker Goes Overboard, Found by Another Cruise Ship

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The 33-year-old Filipino crew member fell off the Norwegian Getaway - it has not yet been revealed how - on Saturday afternoon.

The Coast Guard has found a missing crew member who went overboard from a cruise ship near Cuba.

"This is nothing short of miraculous", said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, according to the paper.

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'Kudos to the Carnival Glory team for this unbelievable effort to rescue a fellow seafarer'.

A missing crewmember from the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship has been found.

The man had been in the water about 22 hours after going overboard and was found about 21 miles north of Cuba.

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The Norwegian Getaway had departed Miami on June 24 and was scheduled to return Sunday.

The Coast Guard reports the missing crew member is in stable condition, and the incident is under investigation. The U.S. Coast Guard was notified after 3 PM on Saturday and a sentry airplane was launched first to start search operations. A Coast Guard cutter joined the search at 2 a.m. Sunday. In a statement sent to the Herald, the spokesperson said, "We are also extremely grateful to Carnival Cruise Line and send our deepest thanks to the crew of Carnival Glory". Ten minutes later, the Coast Guard dispatched a seaplane to search the waters 28 miles northwest of Cuba.

The Carnival ship had been on its way to Cozumel, Mexico, at the time.

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