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Date: 06/11/2023

Monday 6th November, 4:15pm - Bermuda Radio received a telephone call from Meyer Agencies informing that the Cruise Ship NORWEGIAN ESCAPE, would be arriving earlier than their scheduled arrival time as they had a US male passenger, in need of very urgent medical attention ashore. Bermuda Radio kept Fire Dispatch and A&E at KEMH, updated and at 04:45am Tuesday morning the patient, whom had suffered a suspected cardiac arrest, was transferred to the pilot/rescue boat for transportation to Ordnance Island and transferred to an ambulance for onward transport to King Edward the VII Memorial Hospital. The Norwegian Escape subsequently arrived alongside Heritage Wharf, Dockyard later that morning.