Cruise ship MV Viking Sky stuck at Norway’s West Coast Due to Engine Failure

On Saturday, Passengers of the Viking Sky Cruise Ship had to be evacuated due to engine failure off the Norwegian west coast.

Viking Sky sent out a distress signal at around 1 pm GMT on Saturday after it had a total engine failure and all of it 1,300 passengers were stuck on board.

The Evacuation process had started around 3 pm and so far 100 passengers have been successfully evacuated, Police said.

Mutiple helicopters were called to help with the evacuation but it is expected that the evacuation will take more time as helicopters have a limited capacity for passengers.

This is a developing situation and we will update you after more information is released.

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