The German pop singer is missing after 'jumping off a cruise' off the coast of Canada
- Daniel Kueblboeck, 33, left by the side of a ship of Aida Cruises on Sunday near Newfoundland in Canada
- Kueblboeck achieved ephemeral fame as a contestant in 2003 in the national talent show & # 39; Germany seeks the superstar & # 39;
- German media say he was on a vacation cruise from Hamburg to New York
- Witnesses claim to have seen him jump off the fifth deck of the ship around 6 a. M.
- The Coast Guard is currently looking for the singer
German media reports that Daniel Kueblboeck was on a ship from Aida Cruises when he went overboard early Sunday near Newfoundland
A German pop singer is missing on the coast of Canada after going overboard for a cruise.
German media reports that Daniel Kueblboeck was on a ship from Aida Cruises when he fell overboard early Sunday near Newfoundland.
The 33-year-old man achieved ephemeral fame as a contestant in 2003 on the national talent show "Germany is looking for the superstar & # 39;
The Coast Guard is currently looking for the singer.
Kueblboeck was on a vacation cruise from Hamburg to New York, reports the dpa news agency and the Bild newspaper.
Eyewitnesses said they saw Kueblboeck jump off the fifth platform of the AIDAluna ship around 6 a. M.
The ship returned immediately after the reports arrived and the helicopters of the coast guard began to look for it.
Kueblboeck was on vacation on a cruise from Hamburg to New York when witnesses said he jumped from the fifth deck of the AIDAluna ship (above) around 6 a.m.
Dpa said the Kueblboeck management agency was not immediately available for comment.
Aida Cruises issued a statement confirming that Kueblboeck had jumped overboard.
"The captain and crew of AIDAluna have immediate and close coordination with local authorities," the statement said:
"A cabin check was carried out confirming that a male guest, Daniel Küblböck, had disappeared and the boat was stopped as a precautionary measure and returned to the point where the incident was accepted."