Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man west of Point Loma

A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter

File photo of a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man approximately 48 miles west of Point Loma, San Diego, Monday.

At approximately 1 a.m., the crew of the sportfishing vessel New Lo-An contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders to report a passenger experiencing symptoms of a heart attack.

A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew was launched to medevac the man.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., the Jayhawk crew arrived on scene, hoisted the passenger and returned to Sector San Diego at approximately 3:45 a.m.

He was transferred to awaiting EMS and taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista.

His condition is unknown.


Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man west of Point Loma

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