Coast Guard medevacs 35-year-old man from vessel 55 miles west of San Francisco

A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a 35-year-old Taiwanese National approximately 55 nautical miles west of San Francisco, Feb. 13, 2018. The crew of the motor vessel YM Eminence contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting that a crewmember injured his hand and the crew was having trouble controlling the bleeding. Lt. Cmdr. Bruce Kimmel, Lt. Anders Manley, Petty Officer 1st Class Jon Kline and Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Fontes were the members of the Coast Guard aircrew. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released)

A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a 35-year-old Taiwanese National approximately 55 nautical miles west of San Francisco, Feb. 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 35-year-old Taiwanese national approximately 55 nautical miles west of San Francisco, Tuesday.

The motor vessel YM Eminence crew contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5:30 a.m., reporting that a crewmember injured his hand and the crew was having trouble controlling the bleeding.

A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew launched to medevac the man.

At approximately 8:30 a.m., the helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the crewmember and transferred him to San Francisco Fire Department EMS waiting at Air Station San Francisco.

His condition is unknown.

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