Man Airlifted from Partyboat
May 18, 2012
The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 60-year-old man from a charter vessel 19 miles southeast of Gloucester, Massachusetts, on Thursday.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston command center recieved a call at 12:16 p.m. from the 75’ charter vessel Yankee Clipper, reporting that a 60-year-old man aboard was experiencing chest pains.
A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter crew and a Station Gloucester 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew immediatley launched to assist.
The man was safely hoisted from the 47’ Motor Life Boat to the helicopter and taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.