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Navy personnel transfer cruise ship worker to Cancun hospital from Isla Mujeres waters

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — A cruise ship worker who suffered a mild heart attack was evacuated and transferred to Cancun hospital. The medical evacuation happened late Tuesday in waters north of Isla Mujeres.

Personnel from the Mexican Navy responded to the call for medical assistance for the cruise ship worker after receiving a call from the Princess-owned vessel. The evacuation took place approximately four nautical miles (7.4 kilometers) north of Isla Mujeres.

The 50-year-old man was taken off Ruby Princess and transferred to a waiting ambulance. His condition is not known.