Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger
The Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year old woman Sunday 55-miles east of Savannah, Georgia.
Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 9:15 p.m. from the cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy stating a passenger suffered a head injury after falling and was in need of medical attention.
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew launched to assist.
The Dolphin crew rendezvoused with the vessel, hoisted the woman with a nurse and transported them to Memorial University Medical Center Savannah at 10:20 p.m.