Search called off for passenger missing from cruise ship

The search has been called off for a woman missing from a cruise ship in the Mediterranean.
The 63-year-old Korean woman, reported to be wearing 'pink pyjamas', fell from the Norwegian Epic ship on Saturday north west of the Spanish island of Menorca.

A search was launched, with the ship sailing back for two hours to the spot where she was last seen.
Helicopters, a plane and boats were involved, with passengers also looking over the decks to see if they could see her.
The woman, who couldn't swim, was last seen at 1am that morning on her balcony.
The ship was heading to Cannes in France to Palma Majorca, but later docked in Barcelona instead.
Passenger Rebekah Sanderlin, tweeted: ' We spent all day yesterday in the area where she was believed to have been lost. For hours 1000s of passengers stared at the water looking for her, some with binoculars.

'All over the ship, passengers were looking. Every passenger I talked to was very worried and very compassionate.
'Finally, last night the captain announced that incoming bad weather meant local authorities were calling off the search. We were at dinner then & a hush fell over the dining room. The captain said we would sail away at sunset, at 9:15 pm, and we did.'
Some passengers told The Sun the ship was rocky and the weather windy.
Norwegian Cruise Line said: 'Early morning on June 8, a 63-year-old Korean female guest went overboard while the ship was sailing from Cannes, France to Palma de Mallorca, Spain. As soon as the report was made, the authorities were notified and a search and rescue operation ensued.
'The search has now ceased, and sadly the guest has not been found. Our thoughts and prayers are with the individuals family during this difficult time.'

Earlier reports said the missing passenger was a teenager.
According to an online list kept by Cruise Junkie, the woman is the ninth person to be lost overboard from a cruise ship this year.
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