Honeymooning couple collide in fatal zip line accident

Lester Mason
July 12, 2018

According to Honduras newspaper La Prensa, both were seriously injured and needed to be taken to hospital.

An Israeli man was killed after he crashed into his new bride in a freak zip line accident in Honduras, according to the Jewish Telegraph Agency.

Fanken got stuck about halfway through, and her husband soon slammed into her, the fire chief tells the Washington Post.

The couple citizens of Israel, 24-year-old Yigal Tishman and 27-year-old Shif Franken, held in Honduras on their honeymoon, which ended in tragedy.

The two suffered a number of serious injuries, including fractured ribs, Guerrero said.


The Israeli couple were rushed to hospital where the husband died shortly afterwards.

The Israeli Foreign Ministry said that it is arranging for Mr Tishman's body to be flown back to his home country.

An investigation has been launched into how the accident occurred.

The Allure of the Seas set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on July 1 for a seven-night trip, Torres said. The Cruise advertised the zip-lining service as an "Extreme Caribe Zip Line Tour", which allows people to zip across 1,950 feet of cable that's 300 feet off the ground.

"Our care team is providing support and assistance to the guests' family and friends", Torres said. And about 10 years ago, a woman zip-lining in Roatan as part of a Norwegian Spirit cruise died when a cable snapped and she fell 65 feet. These injuries come after an increase in popularity for zip-lining.

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