Passenger Medevaced from Majesty of the Seas

By ,   June 7, 2018 ,   Accidents

The Coast Guard has airlifted a 39-year-old passenger Rushan Pain from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship about 8 miles south of Port Tampa Bay, on June 7.

Coast Guard Sector Saint Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a cell phone call at about 4:39 p.m. from a crew member aboard Majesty of the Seas reporting a passenger suffering from chest pains who needed advanced medical attention.

Majesty of the Seas cruise ship

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew was launched from Coast Guard Station Saint Petersburg.

The boat crew arrived on the scene at about 5:22 p.m. and transferred the man to RBM. The rescue crew took him to Station Saint Petersburg where awaiting emergency medical services transported the passenger to Bayfront Health for further care.

For other Majesty of the Seas accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.