Coast Guard medevacs man 131 miles west of Venice, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man 131 miles west of Venice, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a reported moray eel bite from a fishing vessel 131 miles west of Venice, Florida Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the 23-year-old man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced one passenger aboard a fishing vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:30 a.m. of a fishing vessel taking on water after striking a wellhead, with one of the three passengers sustaining a head injury. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 200 miles south of Venice, La.

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 200 miles south of Venice, La., Saturday.