A 47-year-old crew member of the Ruby Princess cruise ship was airlifted during the early hours of Saturday morning by the U.S. Coast Guard after reports that he was having symptoms of a heart attack.
The cruise ship was located approximately 9 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego at the time of the report. The crew member was hoisted to the helicopter at around 2:00 a.m. and was taken to San Diego San Diego where EMS was awaiting to take him to UCSD Health- Hillcrest Hospital. The man’s condition is unknown at this time but we wish him a speedy recovery.
Sources and Photo Credit:
Coast Guard Medevacs 47-Year-Old Man from Cruise Ship 9 Miles Southwest of Point Loma, American Mariners, September 24, 2016.
Crew Member Airlifted From Princess Cruise Ship, Cruise Hive, September 25, 2016.
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