Passenger medevaced from HAL-Holland America's cruise ship ms Eurodam

   June 7, 2022 ,   Accidents

A Coast Guard (CG) helicopter hoisted a male passenger from HAL-Holland America Line's cruise ship ms Eurodam ~10 pm on Sunday, June 5, in Dixon Entrance, ~60 miles south of Ketchikan (Revillagigedo Island, Alaska).

The CG released a video of the medical evacuation amid the 20-mile-per-hour winds and 3-foot seas on Monday, June 6.

ms Eurodam cruise ship

According to the Coast Guard, the man was suffering “symptoms of heart problems.”

Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew reportedly flew the patient to Ketchikan, where he was transferred to a private medevac plane bound for Bellingham (Washington USA).

The Coast Guard has not revealed the man’s name/current condition.

At the time of the incident, ms Eurodam was sailing on a 7-day round-trip Alaskan Explorer cruise which is scheduled to arrive in Seattle (Washington USA) on June 11.

For more ms Eurodam incidents and accidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.