The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 40 year-old female passenger from a Carnival cruise ship on Monday, January 21, 2019.

The Coast Guard medevaced a woman who was suffering from abdominal pains from the Carnival Pride when the cruise ship was around 50 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina yesterday.

The Coast Guard stations in Elizabeth City launched a helicopter which hoisted the ill passenger, her spouse, and a nurse and flew then to Carteret Health Care Medical Center in Morehead City.

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Video and photo credit: U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City via Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS).

 

  • Dave B

    Wow, a nurse from the ship even accompanied the sick woman onto the helicopter while in transit to the hospital. The level of care the cruise lines provide to their passengers is admirable, you’d be hard pressed to find a ground based hospital that would send a nurse with you if you had to be transported to another hospital or trauma center.