Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship AIDAmar near Bahamas

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo

MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship AIDAmar, Saturday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center received a request from the cruise ship for the medevac stating the passenger was reportedly suffering from stroke-like symptoms.

The Coast Guard launched a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 7:00 p.m., safely transferred the patient aboard the helicopter. She will be transported to Doctor’s Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas.

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