United Kingdom woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia

The woman fell from the Norwegian Star cruise ship 60 miles off the coast of Croatia

David Radas, the spokesman from Croatian Ministry of Maritime Affairs said: "It is still not confirmed whether the British woman has fallen off or jumped from the cruising ship".

"I was in the water for 10 hours", she said.

A British woman was rescued off the coast of Croatia on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, after she fell off a cruise ship.

"I fell off the back of the Norwegian Star", she told HRT. "I am very lucky to be alive".

Norwegian Cruise Line said the ship had been delayed amid the search and rescue operation.

The passenger, named in reports as Kay Longstaff, was pulled from the Adriatic Sea on Sunday morning, having fallen from the back of the Norwegian Star as it sailed 60 miles off the Croatian coast on Saturday.

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There has been no explanation yet of what caused the woman to fall overboard. however, the British Embassy in Croatia is investigating the incident.

Meanwhile, Lovro Oreskovic, the proud captain of the rescuers, said the team was "extremely happy for saving a human life".

It's not clear how or why she fell off the back of the ship or the height of the fall.

The unnamed woman, who is reported to be 46, was taken to hospital in the city of Pula and is said to be in a stable condition.

"We are pleased to advise that the guest was found alive and is now in a stable condition", a statement from the cruise liner announced on Sunday. The 33-year-old man, believed to be from the Philippines, was rescued 22 hours later after being found 42km outside the coastguard search zone in July.

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