Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Cruise Ship in Tampa Bay
He needed medical care, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
ST. PETERSBURG – The Coast Guard medevaced a 39-year-old man from a cruise ship about eight miles south of Port Tampa Bay, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials.
Medevaced was Rushan Pain, 39.
Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a cell phone call about 4:39 p.m. from a crew member aboard the Majesty of the Sea reporting that a passenger was suffering from chest pains and needed advanced medical attention.
The watchstanders launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg.
The boat crew arrived on scene about 5:22 p.m. and transferred Rushan to the RBM. The rescue crew took the man to Station St. Petersburg where awaiting emergency medical services transported him to Bayfront Health for further care.
Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs Detachment Tampa Bay.
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