Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman 10 Miles off Oregon Coast
A Coast Guard aircrew medevacked an injured fisherman on Tuesday morning off the commercial fishing vessel Arctic Storm 10 miles southwest of Newport, Oregon.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport rendezvoused with the Arctic Storm at 7:36 a.m. and hoisted a 21-year-old male off the fishing vessel and transported him to Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital in Newport for treatment, the Coast Guard said in a press release.
The initial report of injury was received by Watchstanders at Coast...
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