A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevac man from deepwater construction vessel offshore Grand Isle. Archive image: A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew conducts a pre-flight check at Air Station New Orleans in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, on April 18, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Gabriel Wisdom.
NEW ORLEANS — A
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a 50-year-old man from a deepwater construction vessel approximately 35 nautical miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Monday, October 2, 2023,
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 4:58 a.m. from the operating manager of the vessel requesting assistance to medevac a passenger experiencing chest pain.
U.S. Coast Guard watchstanders coordinated the launch of a
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew to assist.
MH-60 Jayhawk MRR helicopter crew arrived at the scene and immediately deployed the rescue swimmer who prepared and coordinated the medical evacuation operation using a rescue basket. The aircrew hoisted the man aboard the aircraft and transferred him to emergency medical services ( EMS) personnel waiting at University Medical Center in New Orleans.
The man was last reported to be in stable condition.
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A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter medevac a patient from a deepwater construction vessel, approximately 35 nautical miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Oct. 2, 2023. The patient was experiencing chest pain and was brought to University Medical Center in New Orleans. U.S. Coast Guard video. U.S. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans. U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area. U.S. Coast Guard Heartland. Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. Department of Homeland Security.
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