A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevac fisherman 60 nautic miles southeast of Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard medevac fisherman 60 miles southeast of Martha's Vineyard Centenary MH-60 Jayhawk
Archive image: a Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter rescue aircrew, with the aviation centenary paint colors, helicopter flies over Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Dec. 16, 2019. The Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod has a crew complement of 180 personnel.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll.

BOSTON — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew realized a medical evacuation (medevac) of an injured fisherman 60 nautical miles (nm) southeast of Martha’s Vineyard, Friday.

Approximately at 6 p.m., the Coast Guard District One watchstanders received an emergency notification from the crew of the 128-foot commercial fishing vessel Persistence, reporting that a 50-year-old crewmember displaying stroke-like symptoms, requesting inmediately assistance for the medical evacuation.

Coast Guard medevac fisherman 60 miles southeast of Martha's Vineyard Centenary MH-60 Jayhawk
Archive image: rescue swimmers and aircrewmen from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, conducts hoist training evolutions June 23, 2015. The MH-60 Jayhawk Medium Range Recovery Helicopter pilots steadied the aircraft while the flight mechanics lowered and recovered the rescue swimmers to simulate recovering people in real distress.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell.

The U.S. Coast Guard, with an MH-60T Jayhawk Medium Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, inmediately launched to vessel area and hoist the fisherman at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod rescue aircrews medevac a 50-year-old fisherman off the 128-foot commercial fishing vessel Persistence, 60 nautic miles southeast of Martha’s Vineyard, November 13, 2020. The man suffered a possible stroke and was transported to Providence Hospital for further care.
U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Cape Cod.

The 50-year-old fisherman was transferred to emergency medical services (EMS) from Providence Hospital to receive immediate medical attention.

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