Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger to Miami Hospital

MIAMI – A Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Miami is medically evacuated a 59 year-old man from Castaway Cay, Bahamas, to Jackson Memorial Hospital about 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Ronald Reczkowscz, a U.S. citizen, was reported to be suffering from a possible heart attack while visiting the Disney owned island today. Reczkowscz was a passenger on the cruise ship, Disney Magic.

Search and rescue coordinators at the District Seven Command Center were notified by Disney officials around 4:30 p.m. The Coast Guard helicopter was launched about 45 minutes later. The helicopter crew also transferred a nurse with Reczkowscz.

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