Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Radiance of the Sea passenger in Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Radiance of the Sea passenger in Southeast Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely transferred an ailing 72-year-old cruise ship passenger to emergency medical personnel in Juneau Tuesday. The Coast Guard received a request for the medevac from the Royal Caribbean fleet medical operations director in France at 11:28 a.m. The patient was reportedly suffering from symptoms of cardiac distress aboard...

Coast Guard medically evacuates 76-year-old man from cruise ship

USCG MH-60 helicopter file photoST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 76-year-old male from a cruise ship approximately 76 miles southwest of Tampa Bay, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call at 1:03 a.m. from a crewmember on the cruise ship Radiance of the Seas, requesting medical assistance for William Nicol, an American 76-year-old...