USCG Medevacs Man from Fishing Vessel near Newport, OR
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man Monday afternoon from a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel after he suffered a medical emergency 5 miles west of Newport, Ore.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center, about 100 miles south of Newport, received a call from the vessel operator at 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, who reported that a 70-year-old man aboard had passed out and lost consciousness.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Sector North Bend...
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