Medevac off Southwest Pass
The US Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old man from the "Carnival Dream" 140 nautical miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, on Nov 3, 2016.
At 8:52 a.m. the Eighth Coast Guard District Command Center watchstanders received a call from the cruise ship for a passenger suffering from severe stomach pain.
Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin aircrew and a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew.
The MH-65 arrived on scene at 2:00 p.m. and transferred the passenger to West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero, Louisiana. The passenger was reported in critical condition.
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