Britons tell of ‘frightening’ evacuation from cruise ship off Norway’s coast | ITV News

A couple has described the “frightening” experience of being airlifted off a cruise ship which got into difficulties off the coast of Norway amid stormy seas.

Two hundred Britons were on board the Viking Sky ship which sent a mayday call after losing engine power, prompting the start of an evacuation of 1,300 passengers and crew in high winds.

The ship has now safely reached port almost 24 hours after it first experienced distress.

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