Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship
Australian authorities have called off a search for a woman who fell overboard from a cruise ship in the Coral Sea.
The passenger fell from the Pacific Dawn about 16:00 local time (06:00 GMT) on Thursday, about 300km (186 miles) west of New Caledonia.
The ship, bound for Brisbane, turned around immediately to search for the woman, operator P&O Cruises said.
Australian maritime authorities decided to end the search about 07:30 on Friday.
"The difficult decision to suspend the search was made only after expert advice that survival after this length of time in difficult sea conditions... read more
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