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Crew Member Medevaced From 280-Foot Vessel Near Coos Bay

A Coast Guard flight surgeon from Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, Calif., was informed of the man's condition and recommended a medevac.

U.S. Coast Guard HH-65
USCG HH-65
Photo By: Tim King

(COOS BAY) - A crewman from a 280-foot vessel was airlifted by the Coast Guard Sunday morning 34 miles off the coast of Coos Bay.

Coast Guard officials said at 9:30 AM, the 13th Coast Guard District`s command center in Seattle received a call from the health provider aboard the fish processing vessel American Dynasty requesting medical assistance for a 47-year old crewmember suffering from a possible heart attack.

An HH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, was launched to medevac the man.

The helicopter lowered a rescue swimmer to the vessel.

The crewmember was safely hoisted into the helicopter and flown to Air Station North Bend where an awaiting ambulance transported him to Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay for further medical treatment.




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