Thomson Cruises has issued a statement after five crew members were reported to have died, falling overboard from one of their cruise ships in the Canary Islands. The UK firm said:
[We are] aware of an incident involving the ship's crew on board Thomson Majesty, in La Palma, Canary Islands this afternoon.
We are working closely with the ship owners and managers, Louis Cruises, to determine exactly what has happened and provide assistance to those affected by the incident.
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