VIDEO: British Woman Rescued 10 Hours After Falling From Norwegian Star

By ,   August 23, 2018 ,   Accidents

A Gloucestershire woman spent ten hours in the sea after falling from an NCL cruise ship.

The Brithish passenger Kay Longstaff went overboard Saturday night, August 18 (just before midnight), as Norwegian Star made her way back to Venice, Italy on the final night of a 7-day Eastern Mediterranean voyage.

Amazingly, Kay who is former Cheltenham flight attendant, was found Sunday morning swimming in the water a mile from where she had disappeared.

According to rescuers, she was exhausted but has since recovered and pictures emerged of Longstaff holding hands with boyfriend Craig Rayment in the Italian city.

The week-long trip finished without the female passenger as she was sent to hospital in Pula after being rescued by Croatian coastguard.

Questions were asked about how she had ended up in such a situation. It is rumoured it cost the cruise company US$600,000 as they went to look for her.

The voyage started in Venice before visiting Kotor, Dubrovnik, Santorini as well as other Greek islands and returning to Venice Sunday afternoon.

For other Norwegian Star accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.