After covering more than 2,800 square miles over 43 hours span, the US Coast Guard suspended the search for Rina Patel. The 32-year-old woman sailing with her family aboard Carnival Ecstasy was last seen jumping from deck 11 aft on Wednesday. This tragic event occurred at around 2:30 a.m. while the ship was sailing 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas.
The Greek Coast Guard medevac a 30-year-old Russian woman from the TUI cruise ship Mein Schiff 2 on Monday night. After receiving a medical emergency call from the ships officers the Greek Coast Guard performed aerial medical evacuation with super puma helicopter. The operation took place when the ship was 45 nautical miles south of Kalamata, Greece. As shown in the video the helicopter landed two strains of the helicopter which then place the injured woman to a stretcher, and proceed the transfer to the helicopter.
Carnival Liberty returned to its homeport Galveston, Texas just hours after the cruise ship departed on Monday. The medical emergency alarm was sounded for a three-year-old girl who slipped through the stairs rail and fell two decks. The incident happened on deck 14 when the family was posing for a pictures by the rail when their toddler fell two decks bellow. The girl was quickly transferred to the ship medical center for assessment, and due to seriousness of the injury the decision was made by the ships doctor for emergency treatment on land.