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Coast Guard MH-60T medevac woman 72 nm of Morro Bay Harbor

A Coast Guard San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a woman during the World’s Toughest Row race offshore Morro Bay Harbor
A Coast Guard Air Station San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a woman during the World’s Toughest Row race 72 nautical miles offshore Morro Bay Harbor.
Archive image: U.S. Coast Guardsmen with Coast Guard Sector San Diego, District 11, participate in a search and rescue exercise with U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing near the coast of San Diego, California, Sept. 29, 2023.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jennifer Sanchez.

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevac a 26-year-old woman during the «World’s Toughest Row» race approximately 72 nautical miles Southwest of Morro Bay Harbor, Wednesday afternoon, June 12, 2024.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a report of a medical emergency aboard the rowboat Julie at approximately 12:50 p.m. The duty flight surgeon determined that the female required medical attention within 12 hours and inmediately recommended a medevac.

Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach reassessed the situation to the distress phase and requested to Coast Guard Air Station San Diego retrieve and transport the patient to a higher-level medical care. A Coast Guard Air Station San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew was launched to perform the medical evacuation (medevac) mission.

The MH-60 Jayhawk MRR Helicopter aircrew successfully recovered the woman and transported him to land where the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel was awaiting at San Luis Obispo Airport.

EThe woman was transferred to EMS team in stable condition.

USCG

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