Coast Guard medevacs man

united states coast guard

News Release  

December 09, 2017
U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs
Office: (504) 671-2020
After Hours: (618) 225-9008

Coast Guard medevacs man

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who received a hand injury aboard a fishing vessel approximately 31 miles southeast of Pensacola Bay, Florida, Saturday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of the injured man at 4:49 a.m. and directed the launch of a 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Coast Guard Station Pensacola with two emergency medical technicians aboard to assist the man.

The boatcrew arrived on scene at 6:16 a.m. and transported the man to EMS at Station Pensacola in stable condition.