MIL-OSI Security: Coast Guard medevacs U.S. citizen passenger from MS Nieuw Amsterdam cruise ship 100 miles north Puerto Rico

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Source: United States Coast Guard


01/16/2024 04:17 PM EST

A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew conducted the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a passenger from the MS Nieuw Amsterdam cruise ship Monday afternoon, approximately 100 nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. A woman, 81, U.S. citizen, who experienced an open fracture injury in her left ankle required a higher level of medical care ashore.

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