Coast Guard medevacs vessel master

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New OrleansNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a vessel master near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 5:45 a.m. of a male suffering from chest pains aboard the chemical tanker, FPMC 28, and launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter aircrew at 7:45 a.m.

The aircrew arrived on scene at 8:20 a.m. and transferred the survivor to West Jefferson Memorial Hospital at 9:20 a.m.

The survivor was reported in stable condition.

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