Brits describe moment they were airlifted to safety as 745ft cruise ship EVACUATED

PASSENGERS have described how they were rescued by helicopter after a luxury cruise ship they were on got into difficulties in choppy seas.

More than 1,300 were evacuated from the MV Viking Sky off the coast of Norway  on Saturday evening as it was battered by huge waves.

At least 200 Brits were onboard the ship when it lost power, causing the captain to send a mayday call.

Footage online shows the 745ft liner — built in 2017 — rocking dramatically.

Debris can be seen falling from the ceiling as heavy furniture including chairs slides dangerously across the floor.

The ship's...
source: Daily Star

2019-03-24 05:20
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