The Coast Guard is searching for a crew member of a cruise ship who fell overboard off the eastern coast of Mexico.
The crewman, identified as Inyoman Bagiada, 45, went overboard from the Celebrity Constellation at about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard said.
The Constellation, a 965-foot ship with the capacity to host more than 2,100 passengers, was returning from Cozumel, Mexico, to Port Everglades, Fla., after a five-day cruise. The incident occurred in the Yucatan Channel, between Mexico and Cuba.
The Coast Guard launched an HC-130 maritime search and rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station in Clearwater, Fla., and the Charles David Jr., a 154-foot fast response cutter based in Key West, Fla., to lead the search.