Cruise ship diverted after passenger became ill

A CRUISE ship was diverted into Gladstone harbour on Wednesday after a woman on the ship became seriously ill.

 The ship changed course early Wednesday and diverted into the harbour when it was established the 58-year-old woman's condition was serious.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue was tasked to the Gladstone Airport on Wednesday night to collect the woman from a waiting ambulance.

The patient was airlifted to Rockhampton in a stable condition suffering with suspected pneumonia.
 



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