Coast Guard medically evacuates injured woman from Beaver Island, Mich.

9th Coast Guard District NewsCLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated an injured 88-year-old woman from Beaver Island, Mich., in Lake Michigan Tuesday evening.

An MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., launched after personnel at the Beaver Island Rural Health Center requested a medevac for the woman, who reportedly fainted and hit her head after falling.

The aircrew transported the woman to Charlevoix Airport, and EMS transported her to a local hospital.

The Coast Guard maintains great working relationships with medical personnel at emergency facilities in remote Great Lakes locations, including northern Lake Michigan’s Beaver Island.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.