Coast Guard Medevacs 2 Crew Members from NCL Ship

By ,   November 27, 2018 ,   Accidents

Two crew members on an NCL luxury ship off Crystal Coast have been burned on Monday, November 28, in an accident.

The U.S. Coast Guard said they had medevaced the 2 crew members off Norwegian Escape.

The ship was about 24 miles southeast of Atlantic Beach when the USCG received the call at around 3:50 p.m.

Norwegian Escape cruise ship

According to the Coast Guard, the Filipino crewmen, aged 25 and 26 years old, suffered 2nd-degree burns in an engine room accident.

The two men, along with a doctor, were hoisted by Jayhawk MH-60 helicopter from Elizabeth City. They were taken to Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport and met EMS crews.

For other Norwegian Escape accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.