Coast Guard medevacs man from disabled vessel near Port Aransas, Texas

An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from his disabled vessel near Port Aransas, Texas, Wednesday afternoon.

During a patrol flight a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew observed a 25-foot pleasure craft with a man on board waving his arms.

The aircrew lowered a rescue swimmer to the man and learned that his vessel had been disabled for a few hours, and he was concerned that he had suffered from possible exposure.

The aircrew transported the man to Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi where he was received by awaiting emergency medical services.

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