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    Coast Guard medevacs injured man from fishing vessel

    Coast Guard Rescue of Injured Crew member

    Courtesy Photo | A Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew circle over a fishing vessel...... read more read more

    NEW ORLEANS

    02.05.2010

    Courtesy Story

    U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area

    NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a severe injury to his face off a fishing vessel 10 miles south of Houma, La. in the Gulf of Mexico, Feb. 5.

    Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the master of the fishing vessel Bao Hung that a crew member had received a severe injury to the face from a pipe and requested a medevac for the injured man.

    Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched an MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew to assist. The crew arrived, hoisted the crew member and transported him to Terrebone General Hospital.

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    Date Taken: 02.05.2010
    Date Posted: 02.05.2010 19:42
    Story ID: 45003
    Location: NEW ORLEANS 

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