Coast Guard medevacs injured man from fishing vessel south of San Diego

Pacific Southwest Coast Guard News
SAN DIEGO — An aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego medically evacuated an injured man from a fishing vessel 95 miles south of San Diego, Tuesday night.

The crew of the 70-foot sport fishing vessel Eclipse contacted the Joint Harbor Operation Center at 8:10 p.m., requesting a medevac for a man with a severe cut on his arm.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Sector San Diego was diverted to conduct the medevac. The 26-year-od man was hoisted into the helicopter and transported to Sector San Diego at approximately 11 p.m.

The man was transferred to emergency medical personnel for further care.

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