USCG Medevacs Passenger from Carnival Fantasy

Carnival Fantasy

A crew aboard a United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter medically evacuated a passenger Thursday night from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy, approximately 40 miles east of Charleston.

 

Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified via satellite phone call of the situation at approximately 8 p.m.

The report stated a 28-year-old male was suffering a heart condition. The Coast Guard flight surgeon was briefed of the situation and recommended the patient be medically evacuated.

The helicopter crew arrived at the Fantasy’s location at 9:50 p.m. The patient was hoisted and taken to Medical University of South Carolina.

The helicopter crew arrived at the hospital at 10:18 p.m., where the patient was transferred to MUSC care.

Press Release, July 28, 2014

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