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Norwegian Cruise Line said 62-year-old passenger ‘is deliberately jumped” from the boat in the area of New Zealand

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A 62-year-old Australian passenger who was on board the Norwegian Jewel’s “jump in” with all my heart, Norwegian Cruise Line, said in a statement.

The incident, which took place on Sunday morning in the vicinity of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, was captured by closed-circuit security cameras and observed by a witness, the cruise line said.

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“As confirmed by our SPY cameras, and statements from witnesses at the Nov. 29, 2019, a 62-year-old Australian male guest will deliberately jump overboard as the ship was sailing from Napier, New Zealand,” a spokesman for the cruise line confirmed to Fox News.

“The government will be notified, and a search-and-rescue operation was immediate. Unfortunately, the guest cannot be found. Our thoughts and prayers are with the individual’s family at this difficult time.”

Norwegian Cruise Line said the surveillance footage shows the man, “intentionally jumped overboard,” the Norwegian Jewel, seen here in 2012).
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The local search-and-rescue operations were put on hold early in the afternoon on Monday, according to Maritime New Zealand, a government agency which is to oversee the co-ordination of the implementation of the maritime areas.

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The agency, however, said the search could resume if there is additional information available.”

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The Norwegian Jewel is currently on a round-trip sailing from New Zealand to Sydney, Australia. The cruise, which departed on Dec. 22, and is due to return to Sydney on Jan. 3.

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