Fisherman Medevaced East of Cape Cod

A Coast Guard crew from Air Station Cape Cod medically evacuated a 44-year-old commercial fisherman who was experiencing respiratory problems on Saturday evening, May 20, aboard a vessel 145 miles east of Cape Cod.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene at around 10:30 p.m., removed the fisherman from the vessel and returned to Air Station Cape Cod. Waiting EMS personnel brought the man to Falmouth Hospital. No further information on his condition was given.