Coast Guard airlifts sick man 85 miles from Nantucket, MA

BOSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew medically evacuated a man from fishing vessel, Friday, about 85 miles from Nantucket.  Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call from the crew aboard the Alexis Martina stating their captain was ill and needed medical attention.  The Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended an immediate medevac and a helicopter rescue crew from Air Station Cape Cod launched.  Once on scene, the air crew safely hoisted the man from the vessel into the helicopter. Watch the video here 13:30

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