‘We Had Crew Crying’: Video Shows Cruise Ship Pummeled By Massive Waves, 100 Passengers Injured

It was every cruisegoer’s worst nightmare come true last week when violent storms and sky-high waves caused roughly 100 passengers to be injured, five of which were considered to be serious.

Passengers onboard Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Discovery were on day nine of a two-week journey from Southern England through the Canary Islands, located off the coast of Spain. While crossing the Bay of Biscay (which borders France and Spain), the ship was pummeled by massive waves.

“People were writing texts to their loved ones in case we capsized,” one passenger told BBC News.

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