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'Rogue wave' leaves one dead, four injured on Antarctica Viking cruise - USA TODAY

'Rogue wave' leaves one dead, four injured on Antarctica Viking cruise - USA TODAY

Dec 02, 2022 27 secs

One person died and four others were injured after a giant "rogue wave" hit an Antarctica-bound cruise ship, travel company Viking said.

The "rogue wave incident" occurred during a storm on Tuesday – when the Viking Polaris cruise ship was heading towards Ushuaia, Argentina, the company said in an Thursday update.

The ship "sustained limited damage during the incident," Viking added, and arrived in Ushuaia Wednesday afternoon. AFP reported several windows were smashed.

According to Viking's website, the Viking Polaris is a 665-foot-long cruise ship that was built in 2022.

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