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Coast Guard crews medevac man from cruise ship

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Members of the Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man Wednesday from a cruise ship about 50 miles east of Wilmington. Members of the Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man Wednesday from a cruise ship about 50 miles east of Wilmington.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Members of the Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man Wednesday from a cruise ship about 50 miles east of Wilmington.

According to Coast Guard Officials, the man was a guest on the cruise ship Carnival Splendor.

The helicopter crew picked up the man who was reported to be in medical distress around 1:30 a.m. and took him to the Wilmington International Airport where they were met by an ambulance crew.

The man was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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