Saturday, October 25, 2014

A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Tillamook Bay, in Garibaldi, Ore., medically evacuated a 64-year-old crewmember from a commercial fishing vessel in the Pacific Ocean approximately two nautical miles west of the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Wednesday afternoon.

Crewmembers aboard the 64-foot fishing vessel Blue Water Too, based in Bay City, Ore., notified watchstanders at Station Tillamook Bay at 3:53 p.m., that a crewmember was experiencing chest pains. The crewmember's name is not being released.

The Tillamook Bay boatcrew launched aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., launched aboard an MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter. The boatcrew safely embarked the man and transferred him to Emergency Medical Services at Station Tillamook Bay at approximately 5:30 p.m. He was reportedly in stable condition.

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