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Carnival Splendor Cruise Passenger Medevaced En Route to the Bahamas

Coast Guard Rescue Cruise Passenger.jpgThe Coast Guard rescued a 66-year-old passenger aboard the Carnival cruise ship Splendor early yesterday morning. The cruise ship radioed the Coast Guard at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday that a male passenger was in medical distress. A MH-60 Jayhawak helicopter crew met Splendor at 1:30 a.m. the next mornign while the ship was near the North Carolina coast. It is unknown if the passenger suffered an accident aboard the cruise ship. The Splendor is currently making weekly voyages from New York to the Bahamas.