Home Louisiana News Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man 165 miles off Port Fourchon

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man 165 miles off Port Fourchon

by KQKInews
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NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man Thursday from the research vessel, Rem Andes, approximately 165 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a medevac request from the Rem Andes of a 62-year-old man experiencing potential neurological symptoms.

Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders coordinated the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew to conduct the medevac. The aircrew arrived on-scene, hoisted the man aboard the helicopter, and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at University Medical Center in New Orleans.

The man was last reported in stable condition.

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