NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A passenger aboard the Carnival Glory cruise ship had to be medevacked Monday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

A call went out to watchstanders of a 62-year-old man on board experiencing medical issues and was in need of higher medical care.

Crews launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and directed them out to the cruise ship that was about 86 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana.

When they arrived, the man and his wife, along with a shipboard nurse, were hoisted up and taken to University Medical Center.

The man was last listed in stable condition.