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Coast Guard Rescues 80-Year-Old Woman Sailing aboard Carnival Pride

medevac_rescue_ 80_year_old_woman_aboard_Carnival_Pride.jpgThis past Saturday, the United States Coast Guard (“USCG”) rescued an 80-year-old woman sailing aboard the Carnival Pride. The USCG, Sector North Carolina, received an emergency call that the woman was experiencing health complications.

The USCG helicopter arrived at approximately 3:15 p.m. The helicopter crew was able to hoist the woman from the cruise ship onto the helicopter, where she was then flown to Carteret General Urgent Care in Morehead City, NC. According to the latest media reports, the woman remains in stable condition. No further information has been released regarding the unspecified health complications the woman suffered while sailing aboard the Carnival Pride.

SOURCES:
WNCT (http://wnct.com/2015/09/27/coast-guard-rescues-80-year-old-woman/)

PHOTO CREDIT: WITN.com (http://www.witn.com/home/headlines/329675501.html)