According to news reports at 13NewsNow.com and CruiseLawNews.com, the Coast Guard medevaced a passenger Wednesday from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. The boat, the Grandeur of the Seas, was about 95 miles east of Cape Lookout, North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Coast Guard in Portsmouth, Virginia received a report Wednesday afternoon from the cruise ship. Apparently a a 71-year-old female passenger was suffering from abdominal pain and needed more medical attention that could be provided on the ship.
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew was dispatched, arriving around 4 p.m. The female passenger, her husband and a medical professional from the ship were taken by helicopter to Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City, North Carolina.
The news reports the woman to be in stable condition.
Recent Grandeur of the Seas Incidents:
Norovirus struck the vessel in early February 2015: Read more here about the passenger and crew struck with Norovirus symptoms.
Passenger overboard in August 2014: Read more here about a passenger who went missing from the Royal Caribbean ship.
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