Coast Guard aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases

Coast Guard aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew transport a cruise ship passenger from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to an awaiting Airlift Northwest commercial medevac crew in Cordova, Alaska, Aug. 31, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Seth Craven. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, forward deployed to Cordova, hoisted two passengers from two separate cruise ships during Labor...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship Westerdam

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship Westerdam
SAN DIEGO — An aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego medically evacuated a cruise ship passenger who suffered a possible heart attack approximately 40 miles northwest of San Diego early Saturday morning. The crew of the cruise ship Westerdam contacted the Joint Harbor Operation Center just before 11 p.m., Friday, requesting a medevac for the 75-year-old Canadian man. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard helicopter crew medevacs woman from cruise ship Westerdam to Puerto Rico

USCG file photo SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – The crew of an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter medically evacuated a woman from cruise ship Westerdam Sunday, approximately 95 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The 63-year-old woman is a U.S. citizen, who was suffering from a ruptured appendix requiring immediate medical attention ashore. “This was a complex and time critical...