martes, 1 de enero de 2019

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoists a 19-year-old man who suffered a head injury Tuesday, January 1, 2019, while aboard the Harmony, a 65-foot motor yacht, 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound, Georgia. The man was transported to the Savannah Memorial Hospital. (U.S. Coast Guard video courtesy of Air Station Savannah)

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 19-year old man Tuesday 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound, Georgia.

Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 10:36 a.m. from the 65-foot motor yacht Harmony stating a passenger suffered a head injury and was in need of medical attention.

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew launched to assist at 11:36 a.m.

The Dolphin crew arrived on scene at 11:48 a.m., hoisted the man and transported him toSavannah Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

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