American passenger from New York aboard Princess Cruises Regal Princess got a medevac off the coast of Ireland during transatlantic #cruise, died in Irish hospital.
Alice Ann Jacob, 72, from Brewster, New York was on a “bucket list” Transatlantic cruise with her daughter Alethea aboard Princess Cruises’ Regal Princess on September 24, 2015. Jacob suddenly got ill while the cruise ship was off the coast of Ireland, requiring an Irish Coast Guard.medical evacuation from the cruise ship via helicopter.
Jacob was medevaced to Cork University Hospital in Ireland. Cork University Hospital is the largest university teaching hospital in Ireland and is the only Level 1 trauma center in the country due to the presence of over 40 different medical and surgical specialties on the campus.