Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.

USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship after she was reportedly having medical complications approximately 40 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey Sunday night.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were contacted at 9:54 p.m. by a crewmember on the cruise ship Norwegian Escape and notified that the 39-yer-old woman was having issues and needed medical attention.

An aircrew aboard a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City launched to assist.

Once on scene, the crew hoisted up the woman and her husband and transported them to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Pomona New Jersey.

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