Coast Guard MEDEVACs fisherman 100 miles south of Moriches

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass, MH-60 helicopter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Simpson.

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of a fisherman 100 miles south of Moriches, New York, Tuesday morning.

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a notification from the charter vessel Booyah reporting that a crew member was experiencing a seizure, and were requesting assistance.

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched, safely hoisted, and transferred the fisherman to Stony Brook Hospital for treatment.


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