Coast Guard removes sick passenger from cruise ship
Man flown to hospital in Melbourne
MIAMI – A man was medically evacuated Sunday from a cruise ship that was about 40 miles east of the Sebastian Inlet.
The U.S. Coast Guard said a crewmember aboard the ship reported a 55-year-old passenger suffering from severe stomach pains.
A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended that the man be removed.
He was hoisted onto a Coast Guard helicopter and taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne.
His condition is unknown.
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