Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim northwest of Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim northwest of Santa Rosa Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man after he was reportedly bitten by a shark northwest of Santa Rosa Island, Saturday. At approximately 3:15 p.m., a good Samaritan aboard the Jean Marie notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach watchstanders of a 37-year-old man who had been...

Coast Guard medevacs female camper from Santa Rosa Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 24-year-old woman from Santa Rosa Island, Wednesday night. National Park Service Rangers relayed a call for help to watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center, stating a woman was suffering from severe abdominal pains. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was launched from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles to pick up...

Coast Guard performs medevac from Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard performs medevac from Santa Rosa Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man from Santa Rosa Island, Calif., suffering from what appeared to be severe dehydration, Thursday morning. The man was onboard a passenger vessel, the Truth, when he started feeling ill. Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to perform the medevac. The master of the passenger vessel transported the man...