BOSTON — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk MRR helicopter aircrew medevac an injured fisherman 90 nautical miles east of Cape Ann, Massachusetts, Thursday.
Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders received a notification from the fishing vessel Sea Rambler crew, reporting that a crewmember had severely injured their arm in a hatch, and were requesting assistance.
A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter crew, and HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed wing aircraft aircrew launched to scene.
Once in the rescue zone, the MH-60T Jayhawk crew deployed his rescue swimmer who was responsible for safely hoisting the man in a rescue basket. The MH-60T helicopter aircrew headed for land to transfer the fisherman to emergency medical services (EMS) personnel waiting in Mass General Hospital, in Boston, to provide at the injured man medical treatment.
The fishing vessel Sea Rambler is homeported in Portland, Maine.
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