Around 100 cruise passengers injured after ship gets caught in rough weather.

Saga Cruise

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Passengers aboard Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Adventure faced injuries during a storm in the Bay of Biscay.

Stormy Encounter

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The ship's propulsion safety system triggered, causing the vessel to veer left and halt, leading to injuries among about 100 of the 1,000 guests.

Safety Activation

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The Bay of Biscay, off the coasts of France and Spain, is renowned for its turbulent seas, adding a challenging element to the cruise.

Notorious Waters

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Despite the incident, Saga Cruises assured that the ship remained safe throughout, and immediate medical attention was provided to the injured guests by onboard medical staff.

Safety Assurance

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A passenger described the storm as "quite frightening" and "quite dramatic," emphasizing the intensity of the weather encounter.

Frightening Experience

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While most injuries were minor, five individuals sustained more severe injuries, necessitating treatment in the ship's onboard medical facilities.

Minor Injuries

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The Spirit of Adventure was concluding a two-week round-trip cruise from Portsmouth, England, to the Canary Islands, departing on Oct. 24, according to CruiseMapper.

Cruise Details

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The cruise line acknowledged the uncontrollable nature of the weather and issued sincere apologies to those affected, who had safely returned amid calmer seas.

Weather Challenges

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This comes in the wake of a similar incident involving a Carnival Cruise Line ship facing rough weather during a Bahamas cruise in May.

Previous Incident

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