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    Coast Guard aircrew medevacs crewman from fishing vessel west of Port Orford, Ore.

    COOS BAY, OR, UNITED STATES

    10.13.2016

    Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi 

    U.S. Coast Guard District 13

    An MH-65 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the 74-year-old male and transferred him to local medical services waiting in Coos Bay.

    Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector North Bend were notified at 3 a.m. and directed the launch of the Dolphin crew. The aircrew arrived on scene at 4:41 a.m. and transferred the patient to EMS at 5:28 a.m.

    The weather at the time of the rescue was reported with low visibility, heavy rain, 50 knot gusting winds and 15-20 foot sea swells.
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    Date Taken: 10.13.2016
    Date Posted: 10.13.2016 11:48
    Story ID: 211888
    Location: COOS BAY, OR, US 

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