SAN DIEGO (CNS) – U.S. Coast Guard personnel in the San Diego area joined the Mexican Navy on Saturday looking for a woman who was believed to have been overboard on a cruise ship near Ensenada, Mexico.
A woman in her twenties was reported missing from the ship around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, according to Coast Guard Master Adam Stanton.
USCGC Members #ForrestRednour, a #USCG #SectorSanDiego The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the Mexican Navy work together to locate a woman believed to have been overboard on a cruise ship near Ensenada, Mexico. Inquiries can be directed to SD DutyPA @ (619) -252-1304
– USCG Southern California (@USCGSoCal) December 11, 2021
USCG Southern California tweeted that an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter was involved in the search over ocean waters.
Carnival Cruise Line released a statement regarding the incident on Saturday.
We informed Carnival Miracle guests this morning of an overboard incident involving one of our guests from their cabin balcony.
After helping the US Coast Guard with a search, the ship has been freed and is heading for Ensenada, then will return to Long Beach as scheduled Sunday morning.
Our hearts go out to the guest and their family, and our care team is supportive.
No further information was immediately available.