Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi medevacs man with chest pains in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard  Air Station Corpus Christi medevacs man with chest pains in Gulf of Mexico
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 52-year-old man Monday night, suffering from heart-attack-like symptoms while out on a charter boat about 20 miles east of South Padre Island, Texas. At approximately 7 p.m., the 55-foot charter boat Osprey II called Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders on the radio to request assistance for the man. It was reported...

Video – Coast Guard medevacs man from charter in Gulf of Mexico

Video - Coast Guard medevacs man from charter in Gulf of Mexico
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man Saturday, who was suffering from chest pains while out on a charter boat approximately 22 miles northeast of Port Mansfield, Texas. At approximately 11:20 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island received a VHF radio call from the captain of the 55-foot charter boat Osprey II, requesting assistance. The captain...