A crew member aboard the fishing vessel Wonderland in Clarence Strait reportedly experienced severe abdominal pains and a medevac was requested at about 8:20pm.
The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing crew member from the fishing boat Wonderful northwest of Ketchikan, Monday. The 62-year-old was taken to Bar Harbor in Ketchikan and placed in the care of awaiting EMS at approximately 10:45 p.m.
by Tom Evans, Injury at Sea.
“Thanks to the cooperation of the crew on the Wonderland, the EMS crew on shore and the command center watchstanders at Sector Juneau, we were able to coordinate our actions closely to ensure efficient delivery of this man to the medical care he needed,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Donald Mcleod, officer of the day at Station Ketchikan.
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