The United States Coast Guard based in San Diego medevaced a 61 year old passenger from a Carnival cruise ship yesterday night after the passenger experienced trouble breathing on the ship.
The Carnival Miracle was over fifty miles southwest of San Diego when the passenger began experiencing symptoms of respiratory distress. The ship’s crew called Coast Guard for assistance.
The Coast Guard launched a Jayhawk helicopter which flew to the cruise ship so that its crew could medically evacuate the woman.
The passenger was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center.