NEW ORLEANS (KLFY) — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember Monday from a commercial fishing vessel 21 miles offshore Morgan City, according to an official press release.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:46 p.m. from the commercial fishing vessel GP Amelia of a crewmember suffering from abdominal pain. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew to assist.
The helicopter crew arrived on-scene, hoisted the crewmember, and transferred them to University Medical Center in New Orleans.
The crewmember was last reported to be in stable condition.