German artist jumped over board off Canada
In the morning of Sep 9, 2018, the Gernan singer, entertainer and artist Daniel Küblböck (33) seems to have jumped over board from deck 5 of the "Aidaluna" and was missing since. The ship was enroute from Hamburg to New York. The cruise ship which was 100 miles north of St. John's in the Labrador Sea, turned around at 5.15 a.m. and launched two boats. The water temperature was 10,5 degrees C. The Canadian Coastguard supported the search with air craft and helicopters. Also the "George R Pearkes" and "Zuiderdam" joined the search until the evening. At 8.30 p.m. the "Aidaluna" resumed its voyage ro Halifax. On Sep 10 around 6 p.m. the search was suspended after 80 hours involving four ships and aircraft which covered 1227 square miles. German report with photos and video: https://www.tz.de/stars/daniel-kueblboeck-vermisst-wohl-von-aida-kreuzfahrtschiff-gesprungen-hoffnungen-schwinden-zr-10224184.html
Storm changes itinerary
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