Honeymooners collide while zip-lining; husband dead, wife injured

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At that time, the couple was both still alive, though suffering serious injuries.

An unthinkable honeymoon accident: A newlywed Israeli man crashed into his wife while zip-lining in Honduras, killing him and leaving his wife seriously injured, reports the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

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

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

A newlywed Israeli husband has died following a freak zip-lining accident with his wife aboard a cruise ship.

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Fanken was airlifted to the United States where she underwent surgery and was in stable condition, Guerrero said. The couple were on a seven-day cruise on Allure of the Seas, which departed from Fort Lauderdale on July 1 with stops in Nassau, Bahamas; Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Honduras; and Costa Maya, Mexico.

The cruise line says it is "providing support and assistance to the guests" family and friends'.

The Israeli Foreign Ministry said Friday its embassy in Guatemala was arranging for Tishman's body to be flown back to Israel for burial.

Honduran authorities are investigating the incident while the zip line company has promised to assist them with their enquiries.

"Swoop above exotic plants, giant African Palms and attractive landscapes", reads the Royal Caribbean online description of the zip-line tour, which consists of 12 zip lines, double gliding parallel cables, 18 platforms and four hiking trails.

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