Man airlifted from cruise ship off Capricorn Coast

October 6, 2022 11:24 am in by


A man has been flown to hospital after suffering a suspected stroke on a cruise ship off the Capricorn Coast. 

The ship travelling from Brisbane to Papua New Guinea had to turn back to meet the RACQ CapRescue crew, 142nm East of Rockhampton, yesterday afternoon.
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The man in his 70’s was winched to Rockhampton Base Hospital for further treatment.
It’s the sixth winch retrieval for the service since August.