They received a call from the ship at 11:35pm reporting the man, who was a crew member, was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack. By 1am, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew had been launched from the Coast Guard station at San Diego, and by 2:05am, they were over the ship hoisting the man up to the helicopter.
The complete story appeared in the September 26 edition of Cruise News Daily.
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