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Category: Cruise Ship Injury & Death

Passenger Medevaced Off Queen Mary II Off Nags Head North Carolina

December 20, 2011 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

The Outer Banks Voice reports a Coast Guard helicopter was dispatched to the Queen Mary II cruise ship off Nags Head Monday, December 19th to medevac an ailing passenger at approximately 9:30am.
The 64-year-old woman with severe abdominal pain and the ship’s doctor were airlifted by a Jayhawk helicopter at about 4 p.m., the Coast Guard said in a statement. They were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. There is no word on the passenger’s condition.

The Coast Guard Medevaced a Passenger Off the Carnival Miracle Cruise Ship

September 19, 2011 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

Carnival Cruise Attoreny.jpgWGMD.com reports the Coast Guard medevaced a passenger off the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Miracle to Norfold Sentara General Hospital. Carnival crew aboard the Miracle contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders at approximately 6 a.m. and stated there was a 74-year-old male aboard experiencing breathing problems in need of a medevac.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center launched a crew aboard […]

Alaskan Cruise Ship Passenger Medevaced

August 26, 2011 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

ms-statendam.jpgAlaskan Native News reports Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevaced a 70-year-old male cruise ship passenger from the Holland American Statendam August 23rd.
Coast Guard District 17 command center watchstanders received a call from the crew of the cruise ship Statendam requesting a medevac of the man who was reportedly suffering symptoms of congestive heart failure. The Statendam crew transported the ill passenger from the cruise ship to […]

Sick Norwegian Cruise Line Crewmember Medevaced off the Norwegian Dawn

August 2, 2011 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

NCL Crewmember Attorney.jpgThe Cape Cod Times reports a U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a sick crewman from the Norwegian Day cruise ship approximately 46 miles southeast of Nantucket to a Cape Cod hospital July 28th.
The Norwegian Dawn contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England personnel around 6 p.m., requesting assistance for a 35-year-old crewman experiencing abdominal pain. Rick Arsenault, a search and rescue […]