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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old woman Wednesday from the Carnival Splendor, a 950-foot cruise ship, approximately 80 miles east of Norfolk. A crewmember contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately 10:45 a.m., reporting the woman needed medical assistance. Personnel from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., dispatched crews aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to assist. The Jayhawk crew arrived on scene at approximately 12:30 p.m., hoisted the woman into the helicopter and took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.


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This work, Coast Guard Medevacs Woman from Cruiseship 80 Miles East of Norfolk, by PO3 David Weydert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.23.2013

Date Posted:10.23.2013 7:37PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:304630

VIRIN:131023-G-ZV557-968

Filename:DOD_100937085

Length:00:02:00

Location:NORFOLK, VA, USGlobe

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