Medevac off Cape Hatteras
A US Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a woman needing medical attention from the "Adventure of the Seas" about 20 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, in the morning of Aug 9, 2018. The vessel contacted the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center the previous evening to request assistance for the woman, but the ship was too far offshore for immediate response. The Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City sent an aircrew on an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter in the morning to hoist the woman aboard and transport her to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Medevacc off Charleston
The US Coast Guard medevaced a man on july 14, 2018, from the "Anthem of the Seas" 80 miles east of Charleston. Medevaced was Phillip Silverstein, 53. The ship contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from stomach pains and was in need of emergency care. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah launched and arrived at 7:30 p.m., hoisted the passenger and transported him to Medical University South Carolina for further care. Report with video: http://coastguardnews.com/coast-guard-medevacs-cruise-ship-passenger-80-miles-east-of-charleston/2018/07/15/
Medevac off Elizabeth City
A US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medevaced an 80-year-old passenger from the "Adventure of the Seas" on July 12, 2018. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center were contacted by the crew of the cruise ship and requested the medevac of an 80-year-old female passenger who had reportedly suffered a stroke and needed medical assistance. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. was launched to assist. After hoisting the woman, the helicopter crew transported her to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for treatment.Upload News