Last updated on September 4, 2020
Isla Mujeres, Q. R. — The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico has reported the medical evacuation of an American tourist from a cruise ship due to acute coronary syndrome.
Personnel from the Secretaría de Marina-Armada de México met with cruise ship Norwegian Sun approximately one nautical mile (1.8 kilometers) southeast of Punta Sur of Isla Mujeres after receiving an emergency request for a passenger medical evacuation.
Rescue members departed from the Estación Naval de Búsqueda, Rescate y Vigilancia Marítima (ENSAR) of Isla Mujeres to remove a 74-year-old American ship passenger.
The man was was listed in stable condition while being transferred to the Puerto Juarez Naval Station where a private ambulance transported him to a local hospital.