Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker near Pascagoula, Miss.
Published 6:41 am Monday, May 2, 2022
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 36-year-old male from a tanker off the coast of Pascagoula, Mississippi, Saturday.
Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified by the master of the tank vessel Yufu Crown at 5:13p.m. that a crewmember was suffering from heart-attack-like symptoms. Sector Mobile watchstanders coordinated with Coast Guard Station Pascagoula to launch a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium boatcrew to assist.
The RB-M boatcrew arrived on scene, transferred the patient to awaiting emergency medical services who transported him to a local Pascagoula hospital.
The patient was last reported to be in fair condition.