December 4, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has airlifted a Carnival cruise passenger to security after the girl started experiencing well being issues whereas the ship was touring to Greenland. 

The rescue occurred 180 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Labor Day. 

“At 6:35 p.m., First Coast Guard District command heart watchstanders obtained a report from the Carnival Legend {that a} lady on board the cruise ship was experiencing belly pains and had been vomiting all through the day. The vessel was in path to Greenland from Cape Cod,” the Coast Guard mentioned in an announcement. 

“A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and a HH-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew have been launched to help,” it added. 

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The Carnival Legend is seen from the sky on Labor Day because the Coast Guard carried out the passenger rescue. (U.S. Coast Guard)

Round 10:30 p.m. Monday, the Coast Guard arrived on the ship’s location and “safely hoisted affected person and the cruise ship nurse at round 11 p.m.,” officers mentioned. 

The affected person was later transferred to “emergency medical providers” round midnight after the helicopter arrived again on land. 

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Carnival Cruise Line didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from FOX Enterprise. 

Coast Guard airlift from Carnival Legend cruise ship seen in video

The Coast Guard airlifted a passenger aboard the Carnival Legend round 180 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Monday, Sept. 4, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard District 1 / Fox Information)

In December, an individual died on board the Carnival Legend cruise ship. 

Carnival Cruise Line, in an announcement to FOX Enterprise on the time, mentioned it was “unhappy to share that we had an incident.”  

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Carnival Legend cruise ship at night in Atlantic Ocean

The passenger was taken off the Carnival Legend ship round 11 p.m. on Monday, the Coast Guard says. (U.S. Coast Guard)

“Whereas there was a person overboard name, there was not an overboard incident. We’re supporting the visitor’s household and others who witnessed the scenario,” a spokesman mentioned.  

“With respect for the privateness of all concerned, we is not going to say any extra, however ask that you simply preserve the household in your ideas and prayers,” the spokesman added.  

A supply on board the ship instructed the web site Crew Middle that the person fell off a balcony and hit a lifeboat shortly after midnight.  

Carnival Legend cruise ship in Portugal

The Carnival Legend is seen docked in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 18, 2013. An individual died onboard the ship in December 2022, FOX Enterprise beforehand reported. (Mario Proenca/Bloomberg through Getty Photos / Getty Photos)

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The ship had left Baltimore for an eight-day Christmas-themed journey with two stops within the Bahamas and one in Turks and Caicos.