Coast Guard medevacs teen and grandmother from cruise ship

NC-based Coast Guard crews medevaced a 14-year-old from a cruise ship 430 miles east of Ocean City, Maryland Tuesday morning. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and an HC-130J aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. launched and arrived on scene. The helicopter crew hoisted the teen from the cruise ship and transported him to a hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. The patient’s grandmother was also hoisted to accompany him to the hospital. … Click to Continue »

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