A cruise passenger was airlifted to South Jersey hospital early today, July 30, the U.S.C.G. reported.
The Coast Guard was notified at around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, that an 82-year-old cruiser aboard Anthem of the Seas ship was suffering from abdominal pains.
An Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived above the vessel about 70 miles east of Atlantic City at around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday.
The air crew hoisted the man from the ship and transported him for treatment to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.