Crewman Medivaced from Fishing Vessel

Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a sailor approximately 100 miles east of Chatham, Massachusetts, after he experienced chest pains at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 26.

Watchstanders at the Sector Southeastern New England command center received a report from the 84’ fishing vessel Sea Ranger at approximately 8:20 a.m., stating a 67-year old male crewmember was experiencing heart-attack like symptoms.

An Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter was immediately launched to assist. The helicopter arrived on scene and safely hoisted the man and transported him to Cape Cod Hospital.

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