Coast Guard Medevacs Man off Sandy Hook, NJ
December 29, 2014
Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook medically evacuated a 51-year-old man from a vessel approximately 8 miles offshore east of Sandy Hook, NJ, on Sunday morning, December 28.
Watchstanders at Sector New York received a call at approximately 9:57 a.m., reporting that a passenger was experiencing pressure in their chest and shortness of breath.
Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook launched a rescue boatcrew and arrived on scene at approximately 10:23 a.m., with the 80′ fishing vessel.
The rescue boatcrew safely transferred the ill passenger and 2 family members aboard the rescue boat, and quickly transported the them to Station Sandy Hook.
Upon arrival, the ill passenger was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services in a stable condition, and transported to Monmouth County Medical Center.