Coast Guard Cutter Northland crew member medevaced to ECity

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., medevaced a crew member from the Coast Guard Cutter Northland, Wednesday.

Watchstanders at the Rescue Coordination Center in Portsmouth were contact by the crew of the Northland at 12:30 p.m., requesting the evacuation of a crew member who was suffering symptoms of appendicitis.

The crew member was transported to Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, N.C., for treatment.

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