Skip to content
dailynews
December 13, 2018

Coast Guard airlifts two Norwegian Escape cruise ship crew members suffering from second-degree burns

November 27, 2018
Norwegian Getaway Cruise Ship, Southampton, United Kingdom. Architect: SMC Design, 2014. (Anthony Weller/View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images)

The Coast Guard airlifted two Norwegian Escape crew members after they suffered second-degree burns aboard a cruise ship 24 miles off of North Carolina’s coast, officials said.

A fellow crew member reported Monday that the two men received burns following an accident in the ship’s engine room.




The two men — who haven’t been identified by authorities — are 25 and 26 years old.

Coast Guard members, accompanied by a doctor, used a Jayhawk MH-60 helicopter to reach the crew members.

“Our crews train for a wide range of situations, so when we are contacted we are prepared to get people the help they need in a timely fashion,” Fifth District Search and Rescue Coordinator, Thomas A. Botzenhart said in a release.

The two burn victims were lifted onto the aircraft and transported to the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport in Nash County, N.C., to meet awaiting EMS.

Facebook Comments
Download Nulled WordPress Themes
Download Premium WordPress Themes Free
Download Premium WordPress Themes Free
Download WordPress Themes
download udemy paid course for free