Cruise Passenger Airlifted from Holland America’s Ryndam after Fall

The Associated Press is reporting that on December 18, 2010 passenger, Andrew Spicer (46), was injured from a fall aboard the Holland America cruise ship Ryndam while in the Gulf of Mexico and was airlifted to a Tampa, Florida hospital. The Ryndam was approximately 120 miles southwest of St. Petersburg, Florida at the time of the accident.

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