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Blood, transfusion supplies drop in on cruise ship heading for Lahaina (VIDEO)

Coast Guard supports ailing passenger

October 8, 2013
The Maui News

A cruise ship headed for an anchorage off Lahaina today received a U.S. Coast Guard airdrop of blood and medical supplies Sunday to treat an ailing passenger.

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The Coast Guard crew successfully dropped via parachute six units of blood, one pack of platelets and two transfusion kits to medical personnel aboard the Oosterdam.
U.S. Coast Guard / MELISSA MCKENZIE, petty officer 3rd class, photo

 
 
 

 

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