Coast Guard medevacs 73-year-old man from fishing boat

SAN DIEGO — A Coast Guard crew from Sector San Diego medically evacuated a 73-year-old man from a fishing vessel 88 miles south of San Diego today.

Sector was notified of a man aboard the 50-foot boat Ultra that was experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack. An MH-60J Jayhawk helicopter was launched from Sector.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene at 2:18 p.m. and hoisted the man from the boat. He was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., in good condition.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.