Coast Guard medevacs man from Majesty of the Sea in Tampa Bay

A Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) from Station St. Petersburg, Florida, medevacs a 40-year-old man suffering from chest pains Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The RBM boatcrew transported the man to Station St. Petersburg where awaiting emergency medical services transported him to Bay Front Medical Center for further care. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Logan Mullins)

A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew  medevacs a 40-year-old man suffering from chest pains Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Logan Mullins)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 39-year-old man Wednesday from a cruise ship approximately 8 miles south of Port Tampa Bay.

Medevaced was Rushan Pain, 39.

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a cell phone call at 4:39 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Majesty of the Sea reporting a passenger was suffering from chest pains and was in need of advanced medical attention.

The watchstanders launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) boatcrew from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg.

The boatcrew arrived on scene at approximately 5:22 p.m. and transferred Rushan to the RBM. The rescue crew transported the man to Station St. Petersburg where awaiting emergency medical services transported him to Bayfront Medical Center for further care.

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