Cruise Passenger Medevaced From Pacific Explorer

By ,   August 23, 2017 ,   Accidents

A P&O Cruises ship was forced to make an emergency stop off Fraser Coast in order to allow a cruise passenger to be winched to hospital.

The 23-year-old woman was medevaced from Pacific Explorer via a LifeFlight Aircrewman and Queensland Ambulance Service flight paramedic at 12:45 p.m. on Monday, August 21.

P&O Pacific Explorer

The traveller, currently in a stable condition, suffered a medical episode while on vacation and was transported to Bundaberg Base Hospital.

The ship was approx 74 km off Fraser Coast when the passenger had to be rescued.

For reports on other Pacific Explorer ship accidents see at