Medical Emergency on Celebrity Silhouette

Nov 03, 2016

Celebrity Silhouette passenger was evacuated by the Cyprus Coast Guard on October 1, 2016 while the cruise ship was sailing south of Paphos. According to the information, a 64 year old man collapsed and needed immediate hospitalization. Ship’s captain informed the JRCC Larnaca about the medical emergency and the Coast Guard coordinated the evacuation, sending helicopter from the 460 SAR SQN. The patient was airlifted and rushed to the port of Ierapetra to the General Hospital - Ierapetra Health Center. Below is a video released by the JRCC Larnaca of the actual medical evacuation.