Coast Guard assists during medical evacuation of cruise ship passenger near Ambrose Channel

45 New OrleansNEW YORK – Coast Guard Station New York crewmembers assisted in medically evacuating a cruise ship passenger near Ambrose Channel, Tuesday.

At approximately 7 p.m., Coast Guard Sector New York command center watchstanders received notification from the cruise ship Queen Mary 2 that a passenger had been injured.
The onboard doctor and flight surgeon requested assistance after a 69-year-old woman fractured her leg.
A Station New York boat crew arrived on scene aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and coordinated a medical evacuation with FDNY Marine 9 at Gravesend Bay.
FDNY transported the passenger and her companion to Richmond University Hospital for further medical care.

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