Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Sunshine near Bahamas

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo.

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo.

Miami – The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man with heart attack-like symptoms from the cruise ship Carnival Sunshine Tuesday approximately 46 miles north of the Bahamas. 

Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a medevac request at approximately 7:20 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew stationed at Great Inagua, Bahamas and embarked the patient and nurse at approximately 12 a.m.  

The man was transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital at approximately 1 a.m.

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