Quantcast

Woman medevaced from cruise ship east of Ocracoke - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Woman medevaced from cruise ship east of Ocracoke

Posted: Updated:
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - An 87 year old woman had to be medevaced from a cruise ship east of Ocracoke.

It happened Monday just before noon.

The Coast Guard got the call from personnel aboard the 1,068-foot cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway that the woman was in medical distress.

Watchstanders launched a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and flight surgeon from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C.

The woman was hoisted aboard and transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. She was last listed in stable condition.
  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president

    Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:33:39 GMT
    Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad, killing 52 prisoners and eight soldiers.
    Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the nation's new president on Thursday, hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the...
  • Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith

    Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:32:58 GMT
    A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison.
    Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant born just weeks ago in prison.
  • Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case

    Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:32:37 GMT
    Europe's top human rights court has ruled that Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights by allowing the CIA to imprison two alleged terrorists on Polish soil.
    Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under...
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Wilson police investigate late night shooting

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:27:40 GMT
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
  • Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:34:13 GMT
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
  • Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:21:14 GMT
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.