Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Getaway crewmember

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo

MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old man from the cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway, Monday approximately 45 miles south of Marathon.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call from the cruise ship at midnight stating a crewmember was suffering from internal issues and needed a medevac.

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene at 5:40 a.m., hoisted the patient and transferred him to the air station where awaiting emergency medical services transported him to Jackson Memorial Hospital for further medical care.

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