Crewmember Medevaced from Carnival Triumph Cruise Ship by Coast Guard

The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a cruise ship on the Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Monday.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the report of the man experiencing symptoms of appendicitis aboard the cruise ship Carnival Triumph at approximately 6 p.m.

Sector watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Venice to medevac the man.Carnival Triumph

The boatcrew arrived on scene at approximately 9:30 p.m., and transported the man to emergency medical services at Station Venice in stable condition.

Source: Coast Guard News