Passenger Medevacked from Carnival Elation

   March 28, 2017 ,   Accidents

A 52-year-old cruise passenger was medevacked from Carnival Elation, when the ship was about 18 mi from Jacksonville on Saturday night, according to Coast Guard.

The man was suffering symptoms of a stroke.

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified at 9:12 p.m. Then, a SA Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Savannah, Georgia, medevacked the man at 11:07 p.m. and transported him to Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville.

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