VIDEO RELEASE: Coast Guard medevacs man 138 miles west of Great Inagua

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Coast Guard medevacs man 138 miles west of Great Inagua

An Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevacs a 89-year-old man from a cruise ship 120 miles west Great Inagua, Bahamas, Monday, July 9, 2018.

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MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Monday from a cruise ship 138 miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas. 

At approximately 1:30 p.m., a crewmember aboard the Carnival Vista contacted Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders stating a man was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care. 

Watchstanders launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater. The aircrew arrived at approximately 6:46 p.m., hoisted the patient and transferred him to local emergency medical services who transported him to Cheshire Hall Medical Center for further care. 

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