Passenger Overboard from Majestic Princess

   August 10, 2019 ,   Accidents

On August 7, 2019, a 45-year-old male passenger of Chinese origin has intentionally jumped overboard from Majestic Princess while the liner was en-route from Shanghai China to Japan, approximately 110 kilometers (70 miles) from Korea's Jeju Island.

The man jumped into the sea at around 7:50 p.m. as the incident was captured on CCTV cameras. His wife was the first who alerted ship's security staff about the overboard.

Majestic Princess cruise ship

The cruise ship immediately changed its course and started a search and rescue operation with 2 of its lifeboats. The operation (coordinated by the Japanese and South Korean coast guard agencies) was soon joined by 5 other vessels in the area. The man's body was not found.

For other Majestic Princess accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.