Minneapolis couple survives cruise ship disaster
A Minnesota couple on vacation suddenly became two of the 1,600 people trying to escape a sinking cruise ship.
Jon Hof and his wife Carol were on the Sea Diamond cruise ship navigating the Mediterranean Thursday, about to embark on a day in the port city of Santorini, when the ship hit a volcanic reef.
"All of the sudden we just hear this awful noise, all of the sudden things start to break, you could hear glassware shattering," Carol said. "I couldn't believe this was happening. This was a huge mistake, a major human error was made coming into port."
That ship now sits at the bottom of the Agean Sea near Greece.
Two people on board are still missing.