The U.S. Coast Guard says it’s searching for a woman who fell from a cruise ship about 22 miles off the coast of Cuba.
Coast Guard officials said in a news release that the unidentified passenger fell from a deck of the Norwegian Pearl about 7 p.m. Thursday.
Officials say a Coast Guard cutter and a C-130 plane were responding to assist in the search.
No one responded to after-hours telephone calls and emails left with ship owner Norwegian Cruise Line.
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