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Coast Guard medevac member from the Hoover-Diana oil platform

Coast Guard medevac member from the Hoover-Diana oil platform
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Houston, Texas, poses for a photo after successfully transporting an ailing oil rig crew member to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021.
The helicopter crew flew 150 miles offshore to medevac a 54-year-old man experiencing a cardiac event on the Hoover-Diana oil platform.
U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard medevac a 54-year-old crew member from the Hoover-Diana oil platform, approximately 150 nautical miles east of Corpus Christi, Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday from personnel on the Hoover-Diana oil platform stating a crew member was experiencing a cardiac event. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon, who recommended the medical evacuation.

A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, medevac an oil rig crewmember experiencing a cardiac event on the Hoover-Diana oil platform, 150 nautical miles east of Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021.
The helicopter aircrew successfully transported the man to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, in stable condition.
U.S. Coast Guard Sector / Air Station Corpus Christi video.

An HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi and an MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Houston launched to assist.

The MH-65 Dolphin crew arrived on scene, landed on the oil rig and brought the patient aboard. The crew transferred him to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in stable condition.

Coast Guard medevac member from the Hoover-Diana oil platform
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Houston, Texas, prepares to medevac an oil rig crew member experiencing a cardiac event on the Hoover-Diana oil platform, 150 miles east of Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021.
The helicopter crew successfully transported the man to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, in stable condition.
U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston.

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