A Carnival cruise passenger who fell off a cruise ship late Wednesday night, was rescued on Thursday evening.
The twenty-eight-year-old man was reported missing by the crew of the Carnival Valor around 2:30 p.m. on November 24th, according to a press release that was issued by the United States Coast Guard.
The crew of another ship, a bulk carrier identified as Crinis, discovered the man in the water and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard to his position.
The unidentified man was then rescued at around 8:25 p.m., roughly twenty miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana
The man was reportedly responsive but was exhibiting hypothermic-like symptoms when he was located by a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew and then received emergency medical services at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, Coast Guard petty officer Ryan Graves told CBS News.
The man has been listed in critical condition. The United States Coast Guard shared video footage of the rescue on the social media platform Twitter, take a look below:
(Written by B.C. Begley)