Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay

A Coast Guard Sector Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a mariner near Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, February 1, 2021.

A Coast Guard Sector Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a mariner near Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, February 1, 2021.

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Monday from an aground vessel near Allen Bay.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s office at 3:30 p.m. of a 15-foot skiff boat that ran aground in the Allen Bay area with one person aboard.

The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Coast Guard Station Venice 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water to the area.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the male, and transported him to Plaquemines Parish Medical Center in reportedly stable condition.

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