Passenger medevaced from Princess Cruises' ship Regal Princess

   May 9, 2023 ,   Accidents

There was a medical evacuation via helicopter winch on Princess Cruises' ship Regal Princess on May 4th, 2023.

The casualty was lifted from the aft of the liner by the Air Ambulance and taken to Newport (Wales). The RNLI also attended.

At the time of the accident, Regal Princess was in the Irish Sea.

The cruise passengers were only told that the helicopter would be winched. Glass doors and windows were taped up.

The sea conditions were quite rough and the ship did turn back on itself for a while.

Regal Princess cruise ship

There has been no further information on the casualty's condition. 

For more Regal Princess incidents and accidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.