76-year-old woman medically evacuated by Coast Guard near Coos Bay, Oregon

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Sector North Bend

USCG File Photo

COOS BAY, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a woman reportedly suffering from kidney failure while aboard a cruise ship 50 miles southwest of Coos Bay, Monday.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend medevaced the woman from the cruise ship Grand Princess and safely transported her to the Bay Area Hospital at 12:50 p.m.

Coast Guard Sector North Bend Command Center watchstanders received a request for medical assistance from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship at 10:30 a.m.

The woman’s condition is unknown at this time.


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