Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Disney Fantasy

Disney Fantasy MedevacWPLG Local 10 News reports that a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 21 year old passenger from the Disney Fantasy cruise ship yesterday. 

The 21 year-old man had finished two scuba dives near Key West and returned to the Disney cruise ship complaining of chest pain. The ship medical doctor took x-rays and determined that one of his lungs was partially collapsed.

The doctor consulted with the Coast Guard which medevaced the passenger.

Photo Credit: Coast Guard via WPLG Local 10





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Stir Fry - February 22, 2014 8:43 AM

One of the fortunate ones and only due to the close proximity of the US. Otherwise, they sail on either refusing care or dumping people in foreign hospitals alone.

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