Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 60 miles off Hatteras
Published 6:41 am Monday, November 4, 2019
The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 60 miles southwest of Hatteras on Sunday afternoon, November 3.
Coast Guard Fifth District watchstanders received a call from the captain of the Anthem of the Seas reporting that a passenger aboard the ship was suffering from symptoms of internal bleeding and was in need of a medevac.
A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew launched and hoisted the man, his wife and a doctor from the cruise ship to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.