There are 181 passengers and 47 crew members on board hit from Germany Erlangen to Budapest Hungary travel Germany River Cruise boat ship navigation bridge killed two officers from the lower telescopic cab. According to press reports, the Greenland Norse Freya, has the potential to lower the ship through the following low-bridge expansion cab over 40 singles. It seems that at the time of the accident, cab does not recover in time and it allided and Erlangen bridge. The two officers in the cab, died of injuries suffered during the allission period. Killed was 49, 33 years old, Hungary. Our deepest sympathies to their families and loved ones.
Rescue workers evacuated the passengers and crew to transport them to local hotels. Cruise line passengers continued on a modified schedule cruise or return to their homes.
The Viking and local authorities to continue the investigation to find out what happened.
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Bridge in Germany, killing two crew members, the Telegraph, September 12, 2016, cruise ship crashes.
Cruise ship hits bridge in the evening after the two deaths, Metro, September 11, 2016.