Investigators to probe why stranded Norway cruise ship set sail | 5 News

Published on 25 Mar 2019, 19:30
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► An investigation has been launched to determine why a cruise ship that became stranded off the Norwegian coast on Saturday had set sail despite storm warnings.

More than a thousand people were stranded, including around 200 from the UK.

Among them a couple from Hampshire, who told 5 News how scary it was to hear a mayday call for real.

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