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Disney cruise ship passenger airlifted to MUSC

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -  A cruise ship passenger aboard the Disney Magic had to be airlifted to MUSC Saturday morning.

The Coast Guard was notified about the situation around 5:00 a.m.. The Coast Guard says the passenger suffered a hip and leg injury while on the ship, and it was recommended that he be medevaced. The ship was about 45 miles off the coast of Charleston.

Officials say a crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston was sent to get the patient from the cruise ship.

The 29-year-old man is reportedly in stable condition.

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