Coast Guard Search-and-Rescue Crews Searching For Man Who Fell From Cruise Ship In Florida

By  //  March 6, 2016

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victim fell from 10th deck at 3 a.m.

Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for a 46-year-old man who fell from a cruise ship off the coast of Key Largo, Florida, Saturday morning.

Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for a 46-year-old man who fell from a cruise ship off the coast of Key Largo, Florida, Saturday morning.

Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for a 46-year-old man who fell from a cruise ship off the coast of Key Largo, Florida early Saturday morning.

Missing is David Mossman, 46, from Texas.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from the crew aboard the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas at approximately 3 a.m. about Mossman, who fell approximately 100 feet from the 10th deck of the cruise ship into the water 36 nautical miles south of Carysfort Reef Light.

An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was issued and the Coast Guard Cutter Gannet was launched to begin searching for Mossman.

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 helicopter and a HC-144 aircraft were launched to begin searching as well.

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Currently, Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews have searched 946 square nautical miles and plan to search through out the night.

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