WATCH: U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs 7-Year-Old Child From Cruise Ship 264 Miles Off Florida’s Coast
By U.S. Coast Guard 7th District Southeast // March 15, 2022
medevaced 7-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Dream
ABOVE VIDEO: The Coast Guard medevaced a 7-year-old passenger from the cruise ship, Carnival Dream, 264 miles southwest of Clearwater, Sunday.
(U.S. COAST GUARD) – The Coast Guard medevaced a 7-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Dream 264 miles southwest of Clearwater, Sunday.
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew flew the child and her father to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in stable condition.
A Carnival Dream crewmember reported to Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders the child was suffering from abdominal pain. A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended the child be brought ashore.
The Coast Guard encourages all mariners to have reliable forms of communication in the event of emergencies.
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