Woman jumps off Carnival cruise ship The U.S. Coast Guard was searching the area where a woman jumped into the sea from her balcony

 Woman jumps off Carnival cruise ship The U.S. Coast Guard was searching the area where a woman jumped into the sea from her balcony, but stopped short after covering 2,514 square miles.

Woman jumps off Carnival cruise ship
Woman jumps off Carnival cruise ship 

The United States Coast Guard has terminated the search for a female passenger who jumped off a Carnival SCVL, + 0.88% cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico.

A U.S. Coast Guard plane was searching the area where the woman jumped into the sea from her balcony, but stopped short after covering 2,514 square miles.

“The decision to suspend the search and rescue case is never something we take lightly,” said Tracia Eldridge, chief warrant officer for Sector New Orleans. “We extend our deepest sympathies to the family during this difficult time.”

According to local reports, the passengers on board said that the woman disappeared shortly after the life preservers were thrown by the crew members and a fire broke out in her position.

The ship’s command immediately launched a search and rescue operation, returned to the area where the incident occurred and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard.

Carnival’s CARE team is assisting the guest’s husband who accompanied him Was traveling, as was his family, “said Matt Lopoli, a spokesman for the Florida-based Carnival Cruise Line.

According to its website, Carnival Vellore, the cruise ship involved in the incident, carries about 3,000 guests and 1,180 crew members. Lopoli said the ship arrived at its native port of New Orleans on Thursday morning after a five-day cruise to Mexico.

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