Coast Guard releases video from rescue of cruise boat passenger

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday released video of a rescue at sea, some 150 miles north of Kaneohe Bay.

The video, which was taken on Monday, shows a Navy helicopter crew medically evacuating an 83-year-old man who was a passenger aboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess

He was suffering from symptoms of a stroke, Coast Guard officials say.

The Navy team hoisted him off the ship and flew him straight to the Queen’s Medical Center for further evaluation.

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