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Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Man, 27, From Fishing Boat off Virginia Coast

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old crewmember Saturday from a fishing boat approximately 40 miles east of Chincoteague. The master of the fishing boat Kirsten Lee contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders at 11:15 a.m. Saturday stating a crewmember was suffering from chest pain and needed medical attention. Sector watchstanders launched a crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, to assist. The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 1:40 p.m. hoisted the man and took him Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland.


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This work, Coast Guard Medevacs Man, 27, From Fishing Boat off Virginia Coast, by PO3 David Weydert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.17.2014

Date Posted:05.17.2014 9:00PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:337653

VIRIN:140517-G-ZV557-208

Filename:DOD_101657922

Length:00:03:05

Location:PORTSMOUTH, VA, USGlobe

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