Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Magic

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses for a crew photo at the air station Friday, April 21, 2017, after completing a medevac of a 41-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Magic. The crew medevacked the man approximately 100 miles southwest of Key West. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Miami

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses for a crew photo at the air station Friday, April 21, 2017, after completing a medevac of a 41-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Magic.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Miami

MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevacked at 41-year-old man Friday from the cruise ship Carnival Magic approximately 100 miles southwest of Key West.

Watch standers with the Seventh Coast Guard District Command Center received a call from the cruise ship stating one of their passengers was suffering chest pains and needed to be medevacked. The watch standers directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to assist.

The helicopter crew hoisted the patient, took him to the air station to awaiting EMS personnel and transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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