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Royal Caribbean passengers evacuated from cruise off Miami coast

 

A North Carolina woman was evacuated from a cruise ship off the coast of Miami Beach late Thursday after experiencing a medical emergency.

The woman, whose name has not been released, was on board Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas, reports WPLG, when she began experiencing a “medical condition that requires an immediate removal” of the ship.

After getting the distress call, Miami Fire Rescue sent a fireboat to the rescue of the passenger, which is about four miles from the coast.

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Parademics accompanied the passenger to a hospital in the neighborhood of Bayside Marina, but not for taking photos with the lucky woman.

According to Miami Fire Rescue, the passenger said: “This is a trip that I will never forget.”

A representative from Royal Caribbean is immediately available for comment.

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