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Infant on cruise ship medevaced to Bartlett

Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2009

JUNEAU - A Coast Guard crew from Air Station Sitka helicoptered a 1-year-old child off a cruise ship to Bartlett Regional Hospital early Tuesday.

Coast Guard elements in Juneau received a call late Monday from the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity reporting an infant injured from a fall. The ship was 80 miles west of Juneau near Cross Sound.

The rescue helicopter crew launched and safely hoisted a parent with child. The helicopter arrived in Juneau where the child was transferred to emergency medical services in stable condition early Tuesday.



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