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Teen dies after falling from balcony on Royal Caribbean cruise


The 16-year-old passenger fell from a stateroom balcony onto the deck of the Allure of the Seas on

A Royal Caribbean ship.
A Royal Caribbean ship.SHUTTERSTOCK

A teenager died on Saturday after reportedly falling from the balcony of a Royal Caribbean ship.

Passengers told TMZ that a 16-year-old died after falling from a balcony onto a deck on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas ship, but explained that it's unclear if the incident was intentional.

One passenger on the ship said there was an announcement asking for passengers willing to donate blood early on Saturday morning, according to FOX 35.

The teen was reportedly taken to a hospital but later passed away.

Pictures taken by a passenger on the ship in question show yellow caution tape on a stateroom balcony and one area of the deck blocked off by a medical tent.


The Allure of the Seas had just begun a 3-day trip when the incident took place and was between Port Canaveral, Florida, and Nassau, Bahamas.

A spokesperson for the company didn't address what happened but told Fox News Digital one passenger had died.

"We are saddened to learn of the passing of a guest and our hearts go out to the family. Out of respect for them, we won't provide any further comment," a spokesperson for Royal Caribbean said.