U.S. Coast Guard medevacs man from BOS Arctic

MOBILE, ALABAMA: The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 30-year old man from Bergen Oilfield Services seismic research vessel BOS Arctic on April 7. The vessel was around 100 miles (161 km) south of Pensacola, Florida at the time.

The Coast Guard received a call from the vessel at around 5:51 p.m., reporting that a crew member was suffering from an arm injury and requested a medevac.Coast Guard Aviation Training Center (ATC) Mobile, Alabama, launched an HH-65C rescue helicopter and an HU-25 Falcon jet to the scene. Following a successful hoist into the helicopter, the Coast Guard returned to ATC Mobile by 10:00 p.m. where the crew member was transported by ambulance to Providence Medical in Mobile. His condition is unknown at this time.

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