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Coast Guard medevac mariner 5 miles offshore Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard medevac mariner 5 miles offshore Port Mansfield, Texas
Archive image: Corpus Christi, Texas (April 13, 2019) – The aircrew of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi «rescues» Chief of Naval Air Training Rear Adm. Greg Harris during a search-and-rescue demonstration as part of the Wings Over South Texas Air Show, April 13. More than 15 aviation acts performed during the show including the Navy Flight Demonstration Team the Blue Angels. Chief of Naval Air Training is responsible for the aviation training for all Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard pilots, naval flight officers, and naval aircrewmen.
U.S. Navy photo by Anne Owens.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew medevac a 52-year-old mariner​ aboard​ a fishing vessel near Port Mansfield, Texas, Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 52-year-old man experiencing​ symptoms of a seizure aboard the fishing vessel New King Fisher.​ Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac (medical evacuation).

A​ Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted the mariner and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services (EMS) personnel at the​ Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area in stable condition.

A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoists a 52-year-old mariner aboard the fishing vessel New King Fisher near Port Mansfield, Texas, Saturday afternoon. The mariner was transported to awaiting emergency medical service (EMS) personnel at the Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area in stable condition.
U.S. Coast Guard video.

«I’m incredibly​ proud of the work our crew did today and honored to be part of this team», said Lt. Jamel Chokr, Air Station Corpus Christi helicopter pilot. «We’re grateful we were able to safely and effectively get this gentleman to the higher level of care.»

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