Coast Guard medevacs man 140 miles east of Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs man 140 miles east of Nantucket
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 72-year-old male from the fishing vessel Good News II approximately 140 nautical miles east of Nantucket, Mass., at approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received notification at approximately 4:30 p.m. from the Good News II of a crew member reportedly suffering from a potential stroke. A...

Coast Guard medically evacuates ill fishing vessel crewmember

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard rescue boat crew medically evacuated a crewmember from a fishing vessel near Shinnecock, N.Y., May 10, 2012. The crew of the fishing vessel Good News II notified the Coast Guard requesting medical assistance for a 63-year-old crewmember, who was suffering from a medical illness. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was consulted and determined the crewmember’s condition needed...