US Tourist Airlifted from Cruiseship to Rhodes

(Photo by Eurokinissi/Lefteris Poulios, file)

RHODES, Greece – An 80-year old man from the US was airlifted by a Hellenic Air Force Super Puma helicopter from the cruise ship “Celestyal Olympia” and taken to Rhodes hospital after falling ill.

The operation was carried out late Wednesday while the ship was sailing 22 nautical miles west of Rhodes.