Missing Cruise Ship Crewmember Found Off the Coast of Cuba

A missing crewmember from the Norwegian Getaway was found on Sunday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

The crewmember was reported missing on Saturday.

The Coast Guard said the crewmember was found by the Carnival Glory about 21 miles north of Cuba.

The Coast Guard launched several airplane crews to search more than 1,600 miles.

Officials are reporting that the crewmember is in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

Norwegian Cruise Lines released a statement about the incident, saying, "Early yesterday morning a crew member went overboard as Norwegian Getaway made her way back to Miami. The Coast Guard was notified and a search and rescue operation ensued near western Cuba. Thankfully, the crew member was found by Carnival Glory and is reported to be in stable condition. We are so happy to know that the individual is safe and will soon be reunited with friends and family. We are also extremely grateful to Carnival Cruise Line and send our deepest thanks to the crew of Carnival Glory."

Carnival Cruise Lines also released a statement, saying in part, "Norwegian Cruise Line had reported him missing on Saturday. The NCL crew member is being treated by Carnival Glory’s shipboard medical team."

"This is nothing short of miraculous, said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. "Kudos to the Carnival Glory team for this amazing effort to rescue a fellow seafarer."

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