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Coast Guard Rescues 59-Year-Old Woman from Celebrity Cruise Ship Millennium

May 17, 2011 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

Cruise Ship Rescue.jpgThe Coast Guard reports an aircrew stationed out of Sitka, Alaska rescued a 59-year-old woman from Celebrity’s cruise ship Millennium on May 15. In a press release the Coast Guard states “personnel at the 17th Coast Guard District command center in Juneau received a call from the medical officer aboard the Celebrity Millennium at approximately 10:21 p.m. requesting a medevac for the woman who was reportedly suffering from symptoms of a stroke.”

A MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter was launched and the rescue crew was able to safely medevac the woman. She was transported to Juneau where local emergency medical services were waiting to transfer her to Bartlett Regional Hospital. As of the printing this article, there is no word on the woman’s condition.