Archive image: A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center (ATC) Mobile prepares to launch their aircraft while deployed to Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, Oct. 10, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert.
NEW ORLEANS — Two
Coast Guard crews, from a RB-M and a MH-60T, rescue a 39-year-old male crewmember from motor vessel approximately 40 nautical miles offshore Destin, Florida, Sunday.
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at 11:15 a.m. from the crew aboard the motor vessel No Pressure stating a crewmember was suffering from heart attack-like symptoms.
USCG watchstanders coordinated the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter ( MRR) aircrew and a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RB-M) boatcrew to assist.
U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew self-diverted from a training mission to establish radio communication with the No Pressure.
Archive image: A Coast Guard Aviaiton Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry is prepped before take-off in Mobile, Alabama, April 5, 2018. ATC Mobile is a multi-mission unit, acting as the Coast Guard’s aviation and capabilities development center, as well as an operational air station. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles.
emergency medical services ( EMS) personnel accompanying at the Coast Guard Station Destin Response Boat-Medium boatcrew arrived on scene and recommended not hoisting the sick motor vessel crewmember to the MH-60T Jayhawk rescue helicopter.
The USCG Response Boat-Medium boatcrew performed the
medevac of the crewmember and transported him to ground to transfer to an awaiting ambulance personnel at Coast Guard Station Destin.
The crewmember was last reported to be in stable condition.
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