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Five crew killed in cruise ship safety drill

Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 00:36

Feb. 10 - A plunging lifeboat kills five crew members of a cruise ship during an emergency drill in the Canary Islands. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Five crew members died in an emergency drill on a cruise ship in the Canary Islands Sunday. The cables snapped on a lifeboat sending it to the ocean, where it fell upside down killing five people and injuring three others. The accident came as the crew was holding a mock rescue exercise on the Thomson Majesty. The Thomson Majesty, with five restaurants and two swimming pools, cruises to the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.

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Five crew killed in cruise ship safety drill

Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 00:36