Medevac off Nassau
The US Coast Guard medevaced a 43-year-old crew member from the "Caribbean Princess" approximately 219 miles south of Nassau, Bahamas, on Jan 25, 2019. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a phone call from the cruise ship requesting a medevac reporting a crewmember had an object lodged in his throat. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to the U.S. Navy Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) in Andros Island, arrived on scene, hoisted the crewmember and safely transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services, which transported him for further care to Doctor’s Hospital in Nassau.
Medevac off Bahamas
The US Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from the "Caribbean Princess" approximately 46 miles northwest of the Bahamas on Feb 18, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District received a notification at approximately 8 a.m from the ship stating a man aboard was suffering from chest pains and required emergency medical assistance. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to assist. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the patient and his nurse, and took them to Cheshire Hall Medical Centre on Turks and Caicos Islands at approximately 12:55 p.m.
Medevac off Fort Lauderdale
US Coast Guard crews medevaced a man from the "Caribbean Princess" approximately 74 miles east of Fort Lauderdale on Jan 27, 2018. The 66-year-old male reportedly suffered stroke-like symptoms while aboard the cruise ship. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report of the injury at approximately 8:34 p.m. Saturday. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew at approximately 9 p.m. The man was hoisted and delivered to Broward Medical Center at approximately 11:30 p.m.Upload News