Singapore Air Force medevacs a Crown Princess cruise ship crew

   January 3, 2021 ,   Accidents

The RSAF-Singapore Air Force helicopter medevaced a male crew suffering from a life-threatening medical condition from a Princess Cruises ship on Friday, January 1.

According to a video on RSAF's Facebook page, its Rescue 10 team had been activated to retrieve the man from Crown Princess ship.

Crown Princess cruise ship

The RSAF crew, who were on a Super Puma helicopter, used a winch to retrieve the patient. His condition was stabilized on the way to SGH-Singapore General Hospital. The helicopter landed on a grass patch at Outram's hospital.

According to RSAF, though the helicopter crew met with bad weather conditions en route to SGH, the medical evacuation was conducted successfully.

For more Crown Princess accidents and incidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.