Coast Guard and Air Force respond to 2 Taiwanese fishermen burned in fire 900 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard and Air Force respond to 2 Taiwanese fishermen burned in fire 900 miles off Bermuda
US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Air Force are responding Wednesday to two injured fisherman aboard a cargo vessel approximately 500 miles southeast of Bermuda. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth helped coordinate the launch of an Air Force HC-130J Combat King II aircrew from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia,...

Coast Guard medevacs man 250 miles east of Bermuda

Coast Guard medevacs man 250 miles east of Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member Monday from a tanker approximately 250 miles east of Bermuda. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification Sunday at about 3:15 p.m. from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center (RCC), that a 38-year-old, male crew member was experiencing abdominal pain aboard the 604-foot, Singapore-flagged...