Medevac off Florida
The US Coast Guard medevaced a sick 7-year-old girl who needed to be taken to a hospital from the 'Carnival Dream' on March 13, 2022. The child was suffering from abdominal pain when a Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended the child be brought ashore. The girl was hoisted aboard an SAR helicopter about 264 miles southwest of Clearwater along with her father and flown to the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital where she was expected to be okay. Report with video: https://abc-7.com/news/2022/03/14/video-coast-guard-airlifts-sick-child-from-carnival-cruise-ship-off-florida-coast/
Medevac off Southwest Pass
The US Coast Guard medevaced passenger from the 'Carnival Dream' approximately 23 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana on Nov 21, 2021. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 10:58 a.m. stating a man was experiencing issues breathing aboard the cruise ship, stemming from previous medical conditions. Watchstanders coordinated the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew. The helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the passenger and a Carnival Dream nurse, and transferred them both to University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The man was last reported in stable condition.
Medevac off Galveston
The US Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from the 'Carnival Dream' off Galveston, Texas, in the evening of Feb 13, 2020. The oast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the master of the vessel for the medevac of a 40-year-old female passenger reportedly in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew arrived on scene and transferred the patient, her spouse and a member of the Carnival Dream’s medical staff to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Station Galveston. The passenger was reported to be in stable condition.Upload News