Vik­ing Freya col­li­sion

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dt crew have died in a col­li­sion be­tween s and a bridge in Er­lan­gen, Ger­many early Sun morn­ing.

The de­ceased were in the ves­sels’ re­tractable wheel­house at the time of the im­pact and died as a re­sult of in­juries sus­tained dur­ing the col­li­sion.

No one else was hurt and all guests were trans­ported to lo­cal ho­tels to ei­ther con­tinue their jour­ney on an­other ves­sel, or re­turn home.

The ma­jor­ity have con­tin­ued on a mod­i­fied itin­er­ary.

In a state­ment, Vik­ing Cruises, said ex­ecs have been on the scene since the ac­ci­dent, and are co­op­er­at­ing com­pletely with lo­cal au­thor­i­ties as they in­ves­ti­gate.

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