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    Coast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat 55 Miles East of Cape Henry, Va

    HAMPTON ROADS, VA, UNITED STATES

    07.18.2013

    Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert 

    U.S. Coast Guard District 5

    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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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 07.18.2013
    Date Posted: 07.19.2013 10:07
    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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