BREAKING: Passenger Med-Evaced from Norwegian Escape

It is reported that a 78 year old male passenger on-board the Norwegian Escape has suffered from a stroke, and had to be evacuated by helicopter

The crew of the Norwegian Escape notified the US Coast Guard Station at Cape Cod of the man’s condition on Saturday night. Coast Guard officials reported that the man was in stable condition at the time of transfer. The man and a nurse were med-evaced to Rhode Island Hospital.

The Norwegian Escape was 40 nautical miles off of Nantucket at the time of the incident. She continued on her 7 day round-trip New England cruise from New York City.