Reported that crews from the coast guard medevaced from Sitka Alaska Air Force Base Tuesday on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship passengers. 17 sea explorers, master of the regional command center was informed that 57 passengers were experiencing stroke-like symptoms, and asked him to be medevaced to a land hospital. Duties of the coast guard flight surgeon consultation recommends that the medical evacuation. Flight crew encountered a cruise ship in Chatham near Sitka and flying rescue helicopters on people. Passenger transport to Sitka where he was waiting for emergency medical service personnel.
Petty Officer first class Trevor Frommherz for Coast Guard District 17 Watchstander said in a news release, “summer activities on the water, and also our crew day and night stand guard. “” Safety person from a cruise ship though Alaskan weather is often unpredictable in distress is proof of the capability of our men and women training every day. ” Lucky is that medical evacuations when there is clear weather conditions.
Have been no further reports of passengers ‘ conditions.
Source and photo credit: Coast Guard news