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Tourist falls from cruise ship and survives ten hours in the sea

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A British tourist has about ten hours in the Adriatic Sea, survived after a night of a cruise ship. “That she does yoga, has her certainly helped.’

The British woman fell overboard from the cruise ship Norwegian Star, which was on its way from the Croatian town of Pula to the Italian city of Venice. The incident took place in the night from Saturday to Sunday, when the ship is already a hundred kilometres from the coast was removed.

The cruise ship made rechtsomkeer and began immediately a search in cooperation with the Croatian coast guard.

Ten hours in the sea

Finally brought Kay Longstaff (46) ten hours in the sea before they were found by the rescue services. She was located less than 1.3 kilometres of the place where they are in the water had fallen.

A rescue worker told them how they all the time had survived in the water. “That she does yoga, has her certainly helped’, it sounds. ‘As a result, she was in good condition. And during the night she sang songs to keep them warm.’

The water in which she lay, it was about 20 degrees. According to the coast guard owes them her life and also partly to the high temperature of the seawater.

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