A passenger sailing aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas fell overboard on Thursday morning approximately 8 miles from the cruise ports in Cozumel, Mexico. The Disney Magic, sailing the same course during her approach reportedly noticed a person in the water.
The Disney Magic crew stop, lowered a life boat and retrieved the gentleman identified as 22 year old Frank Jade from the United States. Once berthed at the Punta Langosta pier in Cozumel, Jade was transported to a medical clinic and was reported to be in stable condition without any serious injuries.
According to the article on Milenio.com (translated), representatives from the Oasis of the Seas was unaware of that a passenger was missing. Additionally, in the article Jade mentions that a large wave caused him to fall overboard unnoticed.