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Woman airlifted from cruise ship near Virginia Beach

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Posted at 9:31 PM, Oct 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-07 10:14:22-04

Virginia Beach, Va.- On Tuesday, the Coast Guard received a request to medically evacuate a woman from her Brazilian cruise ship near Virginia Beach.

The 30-year-old  was reportedly suffering from abdominal pain.

She was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, along with a ship’s nurse, by helicopter.

The ship, named Norwegian Breakway, was located 165 miles east of Virginia Beach.

The woman is now stable.