Funchal accidents and incidents

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CruiseMapper's Funchal cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 524-passenger vessel owned by Small Cruise Lines. Our Funchal accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • deaths – 2010 (9 killed and 14 injured in bus crash in Ceuta, Spanish Morocco)
Date Accident
  08 September 2010 Crew / Passenger Deaths

On September 8, 2010, a total of 9 cruise ship passengers were killed and 14 were injured in a bus crash in Ceuta (Spanish Morocco). Of the dead passengers, 8 were female (including 1 teenage girl), and all of them were of Portuguese origin. Among the injured was also the Moroccan tour guide.

The accident occurred after the tour bus skidded off the road and plunged into a ravine. The official statement by Classic International Cruises added that the bus was carrying a total of 44 tourists.

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