KODIAK, Alaska — A USCG Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevacs a Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett crewmember from the ship near Kodiak, Saturday.
The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel in Kodiak.
At 10:00 a.m., District 17 Command Center watchstanders received a call from a John Midgett crewmember requesting a medevac for the 40-year-old male who was reportedly experiencing symptoms of a stroke.
The ship was approximately 150 nautical miles southeast of Kodiak when the medevac request came in.
At 12:54 p.m., the aircrew arrived on scene, conducted a litter hoist and transported the crewmember to shore, where he was then taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center.