At ten o'clock on Saturday evening, six hours after the wheelchair users space emergency alarm from the cruise ship, the Viking Sky, had 139 passengers evacuated into the solid ground in Molde municipality in the coast of middle Norway.
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most of The passengers are americans and brits, told Borghild Eldøen, press contact at HRS Sør-Norge VG earlier in the evening.
told VG that they were scared and worried that the ship would capsize.
"I was very worried," says Dereck. I called for help and wondered what would happen to us and our possessions. We did not know if the boat would kapsejsas or sink, " he says from a hotel room where they spend the night.
He tells us further that the passengers on the ship were afraid and troubled, but kept quiet.
– But the more damaged on board the aircraft and many were shocked, but they were taken care of by the staff, " he says.
from New York, were among the first passengers being evacuated from the cruise ship, the Viking Sky. They praised the efforts of both the crew and emergency workers after they landed on the firm ground.
" They told us about the situation going on. We were told that one engine was down and we had to prepare ourselves to be evacuated, " says the couple to the Romsdal Budstikke.
the Couple describe the atmosphere aboard as relatively calm, but a clip from another passenger, shows how the furniture inside the ship flew around due to the heavy waves.https://twitter.com/alexus309/status/1109537029912711168
one of the passengers who was evacuated during the Saturday night, and describes the whole incident as frightening.
" I was afraid. I have never experienced anything so scary. I began to pray, I prayed for safety on board, " says Janet Jacob to NRK.
She describes helikopterfärden to the country which is very unpleasant.
the Wind was like a tornado, " she says.
the type concerned which does not get a hold of relatives that are on board the ship. Others question why the passengers, visible in the videos that come out, not have a life jacket on.
Later in the evening was published, however, a clip where the passengers collected with the life jackets inside, in a hall on the ship.https://twitter.com/alexus309/status/1109558738594222081
it was Saturday in the village of Hustad in Molde municipality and worked with to receive the people evacuated from the ship.
– Some are really skärrade and seem very happy to live. I think it must have been very dramatic for them, " he says to Aftenposten.
Those who evacuated via helicopter will be here to register. There are krispersonal on the spot here. The evacuees are cold and hungry and we have blankets and food, he continues.