Coast Guard, Navy Medevac Fisherman off Hawaii
HONOLULU — At 9:30 a.m. last Tuesday, US Coast Guard watchstanders received a report from the master of the commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice stating a crew member suffered an eye injury sustained while fishing.
A duty flight surgeon was consulted and recommended the mariner be medevaced as soon as possible to receive a higher level of medical care.
The Lady Alice diverted towards Hawaii to close the distance and come within range of hoist capable aircraft while Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) watchstanders requested HSM-37 assistance. The Seahawk crew launched from ...
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