Monday, June 26, 2006

Coast Guard medivacs Sick Woman From Cruise Ship

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew air lifted a 36-year-old woman in medical distress off the Cruise Ship Carnival Victory approximately 150 nautical miles east of Cape Cod. The Carnival Victory was enroute New York City from Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Coast Guard was notified about the woman experiencing severe abdominal distress.
Carnival Victory
The helicopter arrived on scene at 11:00 a.m., hoisted the woman and landed at Logan International Airport at 12:58 p.m. A waiting ambulance transferred the woman to Mass General Hospital. Her current condition is unknown.

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