A 38-year-old crewman, suffering symptoms of a heart attack, was transported to Air Station Kodiak where he was placed in the care of awaiting EMS. He was taken to Kodiak Providence Hospital.
Coast Guard Juneau received a request for the medevac at about 9 p.m. from the master of the 49-foot longline fishing vessel Resurrection.
The aircrew launched from the air station, arrived on scene and lowered a rescue swimmer with a rescue basket before hoisting the man to the helicopter.
by Tom Evans, Injury at Sea.
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