Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard crews medevaced a 46-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 15 miles east of Charleston. The woman was reported to have suffered a stroke.

Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification at 18:27 hrs Monday and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew at 07:00 hrs. due to low visibility from heavy fog Monday night. The woman and a nurse were hoisted and taken to Roper St. Francis Hospital at 08:13 hrs.


Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton


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