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Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near South Padre Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a vessel 35 miles northeast of South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday afternoon.
Sector/Air Station 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 Airport.