Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old woman Friday from the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas near Port Canaveral.

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 5:25 p.m. from the crew of the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas stating a passenger was in need of a higher level of medical care.

A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat–Medium (RBM) crew launched at 5:35 p.m.

The RBM crew arrived with the cruise ship at 6:55 p.m., embarked the passenger and her daughter and transported them to Jetty Park where EMS were waiting.

The passenger was taken to Health First Cape Canaveral Hospital for further medical treatment.

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