lunes, 16 de julio de 2018

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston


Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a cruise ship 80 miles east of Charleston.

Medevaced was Phillip Silverstein, 53.

The cruise ship Adventure of the Sea contacted Coast Guard Sector Charlestonwatchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from stomach pains and was in need of emergency care.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah launched and arrived at 7:30 p.m., hoisted the passenger and transported him to Medical University South Carolina for further care.

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