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Two Passengers Medevaced From Carnival Pride

By ,   May 1, 2018 ,   Accidents

A man and a woman have been medically evacuated from a Carnival cruise ship off Virginia Beach coast Monday morning, April 30.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads have been contacted at 2:30 a.m. by the captain of Carnival Pride to report 2 passengers needing medical evacuation.

The 69-year-old woman has suffered heart attack, while the 56-year-old man has suffered a seizure.

Carnival Pride cruise ship

MH-60 Jayhawk Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter was launched to assist and met with the cruise liner approx 9 miles off the Virginia Beach coast and hoisted the passengers and a nurse aboard.

They were later transported for treatment to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

For other Carnival Pride accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.