Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger suffering kidney failure off coast of Coos Bay
COOS BAY, Ore. - A Coast Guard aircrew from North Bend medically evacuated a woman suffering from kidney failure while aboard a cruise ship 50 miles southwest of Coos Bay on Monday afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The Coast Guard received a request for help from the crew of the Grand Princess at 10:30 a.m.
The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew responded to the cruise ship and hoisted the woman aboard.
The crew flew her to the Bay Area Hospital at 12:50 p.m.
Her identity and condition were not available.