Coast Guard aircrew rescues ailing fisherman

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 31-year-old man Monday who was ill while aboard a 95-foot fishing boat 40 miles east of Atlantic City.

The Coast Guard received a call at 7:35 p.m. from a member aboard the Janice Lynell reporting a crewman was in need of medical attention.

A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City arrived on scene and hoisted the fisherman aboard their helicopter.

The man was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Atlantic City campus for treatment.

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