Princess Cruises Passenger Airlifted From Ship After Suspected Stroke

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According to in Oregon, “A 77-year-old woman was medically evacuated from a cruise ship in Oregon waters after suffering a stroke. The U.S. Coast Guard said a crew airlifted the woman from the Grand Princess cruise ship Saturday morning about 55 miles southwest of Newport, Oregon.”

The incident occurred Sept. 19.

According the Official USCG Pacific Northwest Twitter account (@USCGPacificNW):

There were no updates on the passenger’s condition.

This is the 3rd recent Coast Guard airlift due to passenger’s having strokes or stroke like conditions.

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Image Credit: USCG