A 56-year-old crewman was safely medevaced from the fishing vessel Caiti Jo near Uganik Bay, Alaska, Saturday.
A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew hoisted the crewman from the fishing vessel Caiti Jo and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak in the early evening hours.
The alarm was raised and Coast Guard notified that a crewman aboard the vessel was experiencing stoke-related symptoms. A Coast Guard Jayhawk aircrew launched from Air Station Kodiak to perform the rescue.
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