VIDEO: Coast Guard airlifts ailing fisherman off Nantucket

NANTUCKET – Earlier today, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a sick fisherman in need of medical attention. The fishing vessel Provider was off the coast of Nantucket when the captain radioed the Coast Guard for assistance.

The aircrew diverted from a nearby training mission, hoisted the patient, and flew him back to the air station where they transferred him to EMS.
Media release and video furnished by U.S. Coast Guard
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