Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » News

Woman Jumps Off Princess Cruise to Hawaii in Suspected Suicide

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Nov 14, 2013 12:22 PM EST

Text Size: A A A

Crews are on the search for a woman who jumped off a Princess Cruise ship.

Another passenger claims she saw a 54-year-old female passenger jump from the Grand Princess cruise ship on the Pacific Ocean. The ship, which was headed to Hawaii, was about 650 miles northeast of Hilo when the woman jumped at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the Daily Mail reports.

The passenger notified the staff who confirmed that the incident was caught on a security camera. According to Princess Cruises, a search has been launched for the woman.  When the cruise crew learned about the incident, they turned the ship around and tried to search for the woman. The search went on into Wednesday night. The cruise line contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard sent a C-130 plane to assist in the search at 4 p.m., but there isn't expected to be a good outcome.

It is believed the woman jumped in a suicide attempt. "This is very sad," Princess Cruises spokeswoman Julie Benson said according to the Daily Mail. "This was not an accident. It was apparent that she went overboard intentionally."
The ship was on the third day of a 15-fay trip to Hawaii. The boat has left from San Francisco, California.

The woman's name is being kept confidential as the family must be noticed. It is not clear why the woman might have tried to kill herself.

The Grand Princess holds about 1,300 passengers. The ship has 17 decks and is about 950 feet long and 190 feet tall. Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corp.

© 2017 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Join Our Conversation

Travel Tips

The Top 5 Rides at Walt Disney World

Five Tips On How To Enjoy Your Trip In Disney World Orlando

Disney World Orlando is a famous tourist spot with its wide selection of rides, activities, restaurants, and spectacular events. But if you want to enjoy every bit of it, you need to plan your trip carefully. Here are five tips on how to enjoy your trip in Disney World Orlando.

Five Things To Do When You Are Travelling With A Disabled Person

Five Things To Do When You Are Traveling With A Disabled Person

Persons with disabilities are as special as what their needs should be. Despite the incapability they have, they likewise deserve to experience good life through traveling and discovering beautiful places outside the four corners of their homes.

Five Expressions You Need To Learn Before Traveling To Los Angeles

Five Expressions You Need To Learn Before Traveling To Los Angeles

In Los Angeles’ metro area itself, there are 185 languages that are spoken in households. Therefore, it is always better to learn some of the basics before visiting L.A.

Five Things That You Need To Do When You Are Traveling With Your Pet

Five Things That You Need To Do When You Are Traveling With Your Pet

Pet travels are some of the most exciting travels in the world. But before going on a trip, be sure to prepare this checklist for you and your pet to have a safe trip ahead.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Want more Travel?

Most Popular

Austin Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Austin, Texas Hailed As The Best Place To Live In America

Austin is now the most desirable place to live in the States.

Humiliated by British Airways

Elderly Woman Flies For 13 Hours In Wet Clothes After A British Airways Crew Denied Her Of Using The Toilet

A British Airways crew has garnered a lot of criticism following an incident of denying an old lady to use the toilet. As a result, the lady ended up wetting herself and flew the whole flight in her wet clothes.

Man forcibly taken off an overbooked United Airlines flight.

Doctor Who Refused To Get Off An Overbook United Airlines Flight Forcibly Taken Off The Plane [VIDEO]

Aviation security officers used force to remove a passenger from an overbooked flight from Chicago to Louisville. The doctor refused to leave the plane voluntarily, saying he needs to see patients in the morning.

Works at Atapuerca Archeological Site

From King Solomon’s Mine To Treasure Hunt App In London, 2017 Is Good Year For Archaeology

Archaeologists will find more interesting dig ups this year and would like the public to know more of their history and culture. More expeditions and creative initiatives have 2017 say it's the year of archaeology.

travelers today

© 2017 TRAVELERS TODAY All rights reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics