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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old man Thursday from a 74-foot fishing boat approximately 55 miles east of Cape Henry. The captain of the fishing vessel Cookie Monster contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders at approximately 10:30 a.m. via VHF-FM channel 16 reporting a man aboard his boat was showing signs of a heart attack and requested assistance. Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders dispatched a crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., to assist. The Coast Guard crew arrived on scene at approximately 11 a.m. and hoisted the man aboard the helicopter before taking him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk.


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This work, Coast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat 55 Miles East of Cape Henry, Va, by PO3 David Weydert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.18.2013

Date Posted:07.19.2013 10:07AM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:296684

VIRIN:130718-G-ZV557-653

Filename:DOD_100864196

Length:00:01:38

Location:HAMPTON ROADS, VA, US

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