Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii
US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Friday. A Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 MH-60 Seahawk aircrew transported the mariner directly to Queen’s Medical Center. He was reportedly in stable condition. “One...

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of mariner off Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of mariner off Hawaii
An MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy conducted a medevac of an injured mariner 431 miles off Hilo, Big Island, Thursday. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37)...