Coast Guard Airlifts Man From Cargo Vessel

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard airlifted a middle-aged Ukranian man from a Bahamian-flagged cargo vessel anchored here today.

Coast Guard Group/Air Station Astoria received a call at 8:37 a.m. that a crewmember was found unconscious aboard the bulk carrier Nyon. An HH-60 helicopter crew was launched to respond to the case. The man was taken to Air Station Astoria and given over to emergency medical service workers who transported him to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Portland, Ore.

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