Coast Guard medevacs man from supply vessel

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New OrleansNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel approximately 45 nautical miles south of Point Au Fer, Louisiana, Thursday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the OSV Isabella Rose at about 11 a.m. of a deckhand complaining of chest pains and abdominal discomfort.

Watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans who hoisted the patient and transported him to West Jefferson Medical Center.

The patient was reported to be in stable condition.

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