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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevacs a 52-year-old woman from a cruise ship approximately 51 miles east of Elizabeth City, N.C., Oct. 23, 2012. Personnel aboard the Carnival Glory, a 952-foot cruise ship, contacted Coast Guard 5th District watchstanders at approximately 10:30 p.m. Oct. 22, reporting a woman aboard was experiencing chest pains and requesting a medevac. U.S. Coast Guard video released by D5 Public Affairs. There is no audio on this clip.


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This work, Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship, by PO3 David Weydert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.23.2012

Date Posted:10.23.2012 5:58PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:159098

VIRIN:121023-G-ZV557-749

Filename:DOD_100596498

Length:00:04:00

Location:ELIZABETH CITY, NC, USGlobe

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