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Dramatic video: San Diego cruise ship loses control, plows into pier full of people

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A terrifying end to a sightseeing cruise brought passengers perilously close to disaster, and it was all caught on video.

On Thursday,  a cruise ship crashed into the San Diego pier injuring several passengers, Fox 5 San Diego reported.

Horn blower Accident, courtesy Steve HoldenWOW! You’ve got to see this video we just got from viewer Steve Holden…Showing the moment the Adventure Hornblower smashes into the dock along the Embarcadero in San Diego!More info here on the #NBC7 website about what happened:http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Cruise-Ship-Crashes-Into-San-Diegos-Broadway-Pier-374178221.html#SanDiego #Hornblower

Posted by Catherine Garcia on Thursday, March 31, 2016

According to passengers on board the vessel, crew members shouted “brace for cover” as the ship lost control and smashed into the pier.

Thankfully none of the injuries were life threatening.

Authorities suspect a mechanical failure was to blame for the accident.

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