SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew medevac a 63-year-old fisherman from the fishing vessel New Huck Finn approximately 23 nautical miles southwest of Point Reyes, Friday.
Crewmembers from the fishing vessel New Huck Finn contacted with U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 10:15 a.m., reporting a crew member was in need of medical assistance due to symptoms relating to a cardiac event.
Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew and dispatched a Coast Guard Station Golden Gate Motor-Lifeboat boatcrew around 10:30 a.m.
The Motor-Lifeboat crew arrived on scene around 10:43 a.m., and transferred two crewmembers to the New Huck Finn to assist.
The Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin SRR helicopter aircrew arrived on the Point Reyes area to performs the medevac of the fisherman around 11:50 a.m.
Once on the scene the rescue aircrew lowered the rescue swimmer to the fishing vessel New Huck Finn and hoisted the patient with the assistance from the rescue crew.
The rescue helicopter aircrew transited to Petaluma airport and transferred the patient to awaiting emergency medical services at 12:27 p.m.
He was reported to be in stable condition.
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