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Coast Guard rescue man from fishing vessel of San Diego

Coast Guard rescue man from fishing boat of San Diego
Archive image: Y.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class William Ross, a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Sector San Diego, deploys via free-fall from an Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) during a search and rescue (SAR) demonstration in the San Diego Bay.
The search and rescue demonstration was part of U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Fleet Week open house.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman.

SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk recovery helicopter aircrew rescue (medical evacuation) a 42-year-old man from the fishing vessel Outrider approximately 70 nautical miles south of San Diego, Friday morning.

The crewmembers from Fising vessel Outrider contacted with U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 11 p.m., Thursday night, requesting assistance for a passenger who was displaying seizure-like symptoms.

U.S. Coast Guard watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew with a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Special Tactics and Rescue (STAR) Team paramedic aboard to assist.

Once on scene, the Coast Guard Sector San Diego Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew lowered the rescue swimmer to the fishing vessel Outrider to assess the patient and after safely hoist the patient into the helicopter. Once onboard the rescue aircrew headed to land to transport and transfer the iked man to emergency medical services (EMS) personnel awaiting at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

The fishing vessel crewmember medically evacuated​ was reported to be in stable condition.


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