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Five dead on cruise ship

Five people have been killed and three injured when a lifeboat fell into the sea from a cruise ship docked at the port of Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands. Three of the crew members were Indonesian, one was Filipino and the fifth was Ghanaian.

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Nationalities of five killed in ship mishap identified

Five crew members, who died after a lifeboat from a cruise ship, which fell into the sea at port in the Canary Islands, were all men.

Three of the crew members were from Indonesia, one was from the Philippines and the fifth was from Ghana.

One of the three injured was discharged from hospital, with the other two also expected to be allowed to leave shortly.

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the lifeboat to plummet into the water before capsizing.

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