Injured Crew Member Medevaced from the Carnival Conquest
New Orleans, Louisiana – The United States Coast Guard medically evacuated a 34-year-old crewmember on September 7th from the Carnival cruise ship Conquest. It was reported the seaman from Indonesia fell and hit her head on the ship’s deck requiring emergency medical care. At the time of the medevac request, the Conquest was out of flight range of the rescue helicopter and the Coast Guard directed the ship’s master to head towards New Orleans. The rescue team was able to intercept the vessel at 11:20 a.m. and safely hoist the crew member from the ship. She was transferred her to LSU Public Hospital for further medical treatment. The Conquest is currently making weekly voyages to the Western Caribbean from New Orleans.
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