Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Horizon 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Horizon 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a cruise ship passenger approximately 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Thursday morning. Watchstanders at the 5th District command center in Portsmouth received notification at approximately 7:15 p.m. Wednesday from the cruise ship Carnival Horizon’s crew that a 33-year-old woman was...

Coast Guard medevacs two ailing cruise ship Carnival Pride passengers

Coast Guard medevacs two ailing cruise ship Carnival Pride passengers
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated two ailing passengers aboard a cruise ship approximately 9 miles east of Virginia Beach this morning. The captain aboard the cruise ship Carnival Pride contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center in Portsmouth at 2:30 a.m. to request medevacs for a...

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man suffering a possible heart attack off Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Tuesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District command center in Portsmouth were contacted by members of Ocracoke Health Center to transport the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk due to inclement...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn off NC coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing man from a cruise ship about 55 miles off the North Carolina coast Monday. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received a call from the 958-foot, Nassau, Bahamas-flagged Norwegian Dawn at about 6:15 a.m., requesting a medevac for a 56-year-old male passenger experiencing...

Coast Guard medevacs man from container ship off Virginia coast

Coast Guard medevacs man from container ship off Virginia coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was experiencing chest pain Saturday, from a container ship approximately 80 miles off Cape Charles. The crew of the container ship Norwegian Breakaway contacted watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth at approximately 12:40 p.m., stating a 26-year-old male was experiencing...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Viking Sky passenger off VA coast

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Viking Sky passenger off VA coast
USCG File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship 180 miles off Norfolk, Virginia, Monday evening. Watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified at 12:30 p.m. that an 87-year-old female passenger had injured her hip aboard the 749-foot cruise ship Viking Sky and needed medical assistance 250 miles northeast of Norfolk. Command...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Insignia 150 miles south of Norfolk, VA

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Insignia 150 miles south of Norfolk, VA
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photoPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old from a cruise ship 80 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, last night. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified by the captain of the cruise ship Insignia at approximately 4:20 p.m. that a Canadian woman was experiencing symptoms characteristic...

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City personnel medevaced a diver off the North Carolina coast earlier Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a report from crew members aboard the 25-foot diving boat Under Pressure that one diver had surfaced with shortness of breath and dizziness 35 miles south by southeast of Wilmington. An MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor vessel west of Cape Charles, Va.

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor vessel west of Cape Charles, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man experiencing illness aboard a motor vessel in Chesapeake Bay Friday. The Coast Guard received a request for the medevac at approximately 7:15 p.m. from the 738-foot, Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel Evoikos Theo. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, arrived on scene with Evoikos Theo just west...