Coast Guard and Navy team up to airlift sick crewman off container ship 400 miles off California coast

Coast Guard and Navy team up to airlift sick crewman off container ship 400 miles off California coast
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard worked jointly with the Navy to airlift a sick crewman Monday night from the container ship Horizon Spirit transiting 460 miles west of San Diego. To be able to fly its long-range rescue mission, the Coast Guard Air Station San Diego-based MH-60 Jayhawk refueled aboard the Navy ship USS Peleliu before recovering the sick man, the ship’s captain, from the 800-foot...