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Coast Guard medevac man from cruise ship, New Orleans

Coast Guard medevac man from cruise ship, New Orleans
Archive image: A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin aircrew medevac a 57 year-old man from a cruise ship 140 nautical miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, December 3, 2016.
The aircrew refueled at the Titan oil platform before transferring the passenger to West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero, Louisiana.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles.

NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin (SRR) rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a passenger from a cruise ship, Carnival Glory, Saturday approximately 87 nautical miles Southwest of New Orleans.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 9:30 p.m. from the cruise ship, Carnival Glory, stating a 45-year-old male passenger was reportedly suffering from internal complications and needed a medevac for further medical care.​

The watchstanders inmediately launched a MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew, from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, to recover the sick man and transporter him to emergency medical services (EMS).

The rescue helicopter aircrew arrived on the scene, safely hoisted the passenger, and transported him to University Medical Center New Orleans for receiver further medical care.

Coast Guard medevac man from cruise ship, New Orleans
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew arrives on scene with the cruise ship Carnival Glory Oct 9, 2021 for a medevac for a 45-year-old man reportedly suffering medical complications and needing further medical care.
The rescue helicopter crew took the passenger to University Medical Center New Orleans for further medical care.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Riley Perkofski.

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