Chest pains aboard Vaerdal – crewman medevaced

The fishing vessel Vaerdal called for assistance for a crew member reportedly suffering chest pains.

Coast Guard launched a helicopter from the Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett, and medevaced the crewman from the fishing vessel Vaerdal approximately 70 miles north of Cold Bay Monday.

The man was successfully transported to local emergency medical services personnel in Cold Bay.

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