Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Bermuda

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – The Coast Guard medevaced a man Tuesday off a cruise ship 225 miles southwest of Bermuda.

The man was on the cruise ship Norwegian Gem and was suffering from symptoms of appendicitis. Air Station Elizabeth City launched an airplane crew and a helicopter crew who arrived on scene at around 12:09 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The helicopter crew transferred the man to EMS personnel.