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Coast Guard stops search for man who fell from cruise ship

July 7, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is suspending its search for a 37-year-old crew member who apparently fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory.

The agency said Sunday it searched for the missing man for more than 45 hours over about 2,600 square nautical miles (8,918 square nautical kilometers).

The Coast Guard was notified Thursday that a Carnival cruise ship crewmember fell overboard about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of Cuba.

The search involved two cutters as well as air crews. The Coast Guard said in a news release that the Cuban Border Guard also conducted searches.

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