A lifeboat falling from the world’s largest ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, killed one crew member and injuring four others on Tuesday.
A statement from Royal Caribbean e-mailed to The Herald Tuesday morning stated, “We are sorry to share the sad news that a crew member aboard Harmony of the Seas has died of injuries suffered during a lifeboat drill conducted while docked at the port of Marseille, France. Four other crew members received medical treatment in the same incident. We are keeping our colleagues and their families in our thoughts and prayers.”
According to The Telegraph’s report, Marseille Marine Services Julien Raas said the boat fell about 32 feet with the five people inside. A 42-year-old Philippines native died and two of the four others were critically injured.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information is updated.