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    Coast Guard Medevacs Woman from Cruiseship 80 Miles East of Norfolk

    NORFOLK, VA, UNITED STATES

    10.23.2013

    Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert 

    U.S. Coast Guard District 5

    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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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 10.23.2013
    Date Posted: 10.23.2013 19:37
    Category: B-Roll
    Video ID: 304630
    VIRIN: 131023-G-ZV557-968
    Filename: DOD_100937085
    Length: 00:02:00
    Location: NORFOLK, VA, US 

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