Carnival Cruise Passenger Falls to his Death Aboard the Fantasy
Multiple media sources are reporting a passenger aboard the Carnival cruise ship Fantasy fell to his death from one of the upper decks of the ship’s atrium to the lobby level on January 27, 2012. The Carnival Fantasy was on a five day trip from Charleston to the Bahamas and was docket at Nassau when the tragic event occurred. The Bahamian authorities boarded the Carnival Fantasy to investigate the incident. Although the ship was cleared to sail by Bahamian authorities the next morning, the delay caused by the investigation caused Carnival to cancel the cruise liner’s visit to Freeport. The victim’s identity was not released but it was obtain that he was a 26-year-old passenger from South Carolina. Carnival Corporation is the parent company of Costa Cruises, whose Costa Concordia liner ran aground off the Italian coast this month, killing at least 17 and injuring several others.