Coast Guard medevaced a crewman with severe burns from the F/V Bountiful about 46 miles southwest of Saint Paul.
The helicopter crew from Kodiak hoisted the 43-year-old man around 3 p.m. and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Saint Paul for transport to Anchorage.
The medevac request from fishing vessel Bountiful came in about 10 am for a crew1member with severe burns. After conducting a brief with the Coast Guard duty flight surgeon, watchstanders directed the launch of the helicopter crew.
Further information about the cause of the injuries is not yet available.
by Tom Evans, Injury at Sea.
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