Coast Guard medically evacuates woman from Beaver Island, Mich.

9th Coast Guard District NewsCLEVELAND — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated a 76-year-old woman from Beaver Island, Mich., Monday afternoon.

Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., launched an MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter crew after receiving a report at about 11 a.m., from the Beaver Island Rural Health Center of a woman experiencing chest pains.

The aircrew transported the woman safely to Air Station Traverse City, where awaiting emergency medical technicians further transported her to Northern Michigan 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.

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