Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass.

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flies to Massachusetts General Hospital after hoisting an ill fisherman, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Boston. The fisherman was 75 miles off the coast of Chatham on the 92-foot fishing vessel Gabby G at the time the rescue. (photo by Malia Justice)

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flies to Massachusetts General Hospital after hoisting an ill fisherman, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Boston.  (photo by Malia Justice)

BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon from 75 miles off the coast of Chatham.

At around 2:20 p.m. the captain of the 92-foot fishing vessel Gabby G reported one of his crewmembers was experiencing chest pains and requested a medevac.

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched to assist, and arrived on scene at around 4 p.m. They hoisted the patient to the helicopter and brought him to Massachusetts General Hospital at around 5:40 p.m.

The Gabby G is homeported out of Montauk, New York.

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