Coast Guard medevacs a 71-year-old from cruise ship east of Miami

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News Release  

Nov. 11, 2017
U.S. Coast Guard 7th District Southeast
Contact: 7th District Public Affairs
Office: 305-415-6683
After Hours: 786-367-7649

Coast Guard medevacs a 71-year-old woman from cruise ship east of Miami

MIAMI -- The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman from the Carnival cruise ship, Liberty, Saturday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a request from the cruise ship for the medevac stating the passenger was reportedly suffering from hypertension. 

The Coast Guard launched an Air Station Clearwater MH-60 helicopter crew. 

The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 12:00 p.m., safely transferred the patient and a nurse aboard the helicopter, and transported them to Jackson Memorial hospital.


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