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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 2:37 a.m., Thursday, November 16, 2006

Coast Guard helping Dutch Navy ship with medical evac

Advertiser Staff

The U.S. Coast Guard District 14 on O'ahu has sent out a medical evacuation team to assist a Royal Netherlands Navy ship off the shores of Kaua'i, the Coast Guard said this morning.

The Tromp requested help when one of the people on board suffered an apparent heart attack.

At 2:25 a.m., the team from U.S. Coast Guard District 14 was en route to the ship to bring the patient to Honolulu for care.

No other information is available at this time.