Coast Guard medevacs cruise passenger near Skagway; second medevac in less than 24 hours

A Coast Guard MH-65 search and rescue helicopter like the one used in Monday's medevac near Dutch Harbor.

ANCHORAGE, (KTUU) - The Coast Guard says crews performed yet another cruise ship medevac, the second in less than 24 hours. This one involved a 62-year-old woman.

See tweet below:


The rescue Wednesday happened on the cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam near Skagway.

This comes just about a day after crews rescued a 61-year-old woman with cardiac problems from a cruise ship near Bligh Island on the eastern side of Prince William Sound.

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