Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Sunday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7 a.m. of a 52-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne who was going in and out of consciousness.

Sector watchstanders diverted an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans to medevac the man.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene at 9:39 a.m., hoisted the man and transported him to University Hospital in New Orleans in stable condition.

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