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Injured Woman Taken off Boston Based Cruise Ship

Norwegian Gem Injury.jpgThe United States Coast Guard reports that a crew from its Cape Cod Air Station medevaced an injured woman off the Boston based Norwegian Gem. The cruise ship operated by NCL was traveling from Boston to Nassau in the Bahamas on Sunday morning when watchstanders received a call that a 69-year-old passenger was suffering from possible internal injuries.

The injured passenger was hoisted onto a Coast Guard Jayhawk MH-60 helicopters 56 miles off Nantucket Island and taken to Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis. She was then reportedly taken to Cape Cod Hospital for further medical treatment by ambulance. At the time of this posting, the passenger’s condition is unknown.