US Coast Guard Medevacs Captain from Shrimp Boat 40 Miles Off Baffin Bay, TX
Last Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs office issued a notice of a medevac operation that began with a 5:23 a.m. radio call from the fishing vessel Jake M, about 40 miles off of Baffin Bay, between Brownsville and Corpus Christie.
Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a request for a medical air lift for the vessel’s 58-year-old master who was experiencing chest pains and an accelerated heart rate. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight ...
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