Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Ecstasy

   April 23, 2017 ,   Accidents

Authorities said the Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old woman from Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship approx 150 mi east of Port Canaveral. Carnival Ecstasy ports in Charleston.

According to a report, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified by Carnival Ecstasy's crew at 10:43 a.m. on Saturday stating that a passenger was experiencing chest pain. 

"A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater helicopter crew launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter," a press release states.

"The helicopter crew arrived on scene at 2:30 p.m., hoisted the passenger along with a nurse from the cruise ship and transported them to Halifax Memorial Hospital in Daytona at 4:45 p.m."


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