Two members of the crew were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries+ READ ARTICLE
One crew member has died and four others have been injured during a safety exercise on the world’s biggest cruise liner, the Harmony of the Seas.
The BBC reports that a lifeboat carrying five crew members became detached from the fifth deck and fell 10 m into the water during an exercise that took place when the ship had stopped over in Marseille.
One member of the crew, a 42-year-old Filipino, died and two others were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
Royal Caribbean’s Harmony weighs 226,963 tons and boasts several luxury amenities, including tall water slides, surf simulators, rock climbing walls, a zip line, a basketball court and an ice-skating rink, according to the cruise line. It is currently cruising the Mediterranean and departed Rome on Sept. 8.