Coast Guard searching for man who fell off cruise ship near Florida

FILE - This file photo taken Feb. 2, 2013 shows the Royal Caribbean cruise lines Navigator of the Seas pulls out of New Orleans on the Mississippi River. (Gene J. Puskar, File)

The Coast Guard has almost doubled its coverage area on the second day of a search for a Texas man who fell from a cruise ship near Florida's Key Largo.

Coast Guard officials said Sunday they have expanded their search to 1,676 square nautical miles.

Coast Guard officials say 46-year-old David Mossman fell from the 10th deck of the Navigator of the Seas ship early Saturday, a distance of about 100 feet.

The Coast Guard says in a news release that a helicopter and plane are being used in the search.
Related Topics:
newscruise ship
(Copyright ©2016 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments