Did a plane accidentally empty a toilet tank over a cruise ship, injuring 23 people? 


We can verify this claim is false. 


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An article with the headline "Plane accidentally empties toilet tank over cruise ship, 23 injured" appeared on World News Daily Report website. 

The article claims passengers sailing off the coast of Hawaii got pelted by chunks of frozen human waste that was falling from the sky.

By doing a reverse image search with Google of the pictures presented in the article, we were able to determine the alleged frozen doo-doo is actually a picture of giant hail that someone slapped a blue colored filter on. 

The guy who supposedly got hurt by the falling frozen doo-doo is actually an Australian profiled in the Daily Mail after dislocating his neck during a soccer match.

If you go to the bottom of the World News Daily Report website, you can see, written in little letters, the following message: 

"World News Daily Report assumes all responsibility for the satirical nature of its articles and for the fictional nature of their content." 


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