CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —
The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a vessel 35 miles northeast of
South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday afternoon.
Corpus Christi watchstanders recieved a call from the captain of the motor
vessel Bow Gallant stating that a crewmember was in need of medical assistance
and required a medevac. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight
surgeon who recommended the medevac.
A Sector/ Air Station
Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew was launched and medevaced the
man to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Valley International