A 71-year-old woman slipped onboard the Carnival Ecstasy sustaining a head injury that required her to be medevaced. The U.S. Coast Guard deployed a helicopter to assist in her medical evacuation. The vessel was 75 miles off the Florida coast at the time and on its return to its home port of Charleston.
The passenger and an onboard nurse are reported to have been hoisted on to the hilicopter and were flown to a Florida hospital. A passenger of the Carnival Ecstasy is recovering after suffering a head injury during the ship’s return to its home port of Charleston.
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