NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hours after a plane with several passengers experiencing flu-like symptoms landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport, first responders rescued a passenger who fell ill on a cruise ship in New York Harbor.

Authorities say they responded to reports of a passenger experiencing cardiac arrest shortly after the Carnival Horizon departed from a terminal on Manhattan’s West Side.

When they arrived, they found a woman in her 70s complaining of chest pains.

Chopper 2 was live over the scene as NYPD crews worked to remove the woman to Staten Island Hospital, where she remains in fair condition.

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  1. That’s why I always travel with American Assist travel. Always has my back. Ive seen this happen to many times and people get stuck with thousands in rescue bills. Very sad

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