Coast Guard aircrew flies 900 miles to airdrop medical supplies to cruise ship Carnival Spirit

Coast Guard aircrew flies 900 miles to airdrop medical supplies to cruise ship Carnival Spirit
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew flew more than 900 miles to airdrop a package containing blood and medical supplies to a cruise ship northeast of Hilo, Hawaii, Wednesday. Medical personnel from the Carnival Spirit contacted Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu at approximately 12:30 p.m. Monday requesting medical assistance for an ailing passenger. The ship’s...

Coast Guard conducts blood drop to cruise ship Carnival Miracle

Coast Guard conducts blood drop to cruise ship Carnival Miracle
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard aircrew flew approximately 400 miles to airdrop 10 critical units of blood to a cruise ship northeast of the Oahu, Tuesday. Personnel aboard the cruise ship Carnival Miracle contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu at 4:21 p.m., Sunday regarding medical assistance for an ailing passenger. The ship had originally departed Vancouver,...

Coast Guard conducts long-range blood drop to cruise ship Oosterdam

Coast Guard conducts long-range blood drop to cruise ship Oosterdam
HONOLULU – A Coast Guard aircrew flew approximately 1,036 miles to airdrop blood and medical supplies to a cruise ship northeast of the Hawaiian Islands Sunday. Personnel aboard the cruise ship Oosterdam contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu at approximately 4 a.m. requesting medical assistance for an ailing passenger. The ship’s onboard doctor was treating...

Coast Guard air crew medically evacuates ill infant from American Samoa

HONOLULU — A U.S. Coast Guard air crew conducted a medical evacuation of an ill infant from American Samoa to Oahu Tuesday.

Coast Guard air crews drop medical supplies, rescue ill man from cruise ship

HONOLULU — A U.S. Coast Guard air crew medically evacuated an ill 63-year-old male from the cruise ship Carnival Spirit Monday.

Coast Guard air crew medically evacuates U.S. Navy member from Midway Atoll

HONOLULU — A U.S. Coast Guard air crew medically evacuated a 19-year-old Navy member from Midway Atoll to Oahu Thursday.